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MSPO 2016: Rheinmetall returns for Pegasus (video)

7th September 2016 - 11:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Kielce


German manufacturer Rheinmetall is displaying its armoured multipurpose vehicle (AMPV) at MSPO in Kielce this year, as it sets its sight on a potential Polish special forces requirement for several hundred 4x4 vehicles.

The requirement is known as 'Pegasus' and is pitting several vehicle manfacturers against each together. At least two competitors of Rheinmetall is Thales with its Hawkei and Mowag, with its Eagle vehicle.

At this year's MSPO, Rheinmetall is displaying the AMPV with a manually-operated 40mm grenade laucher. This is a change from last year when the company displayed the vehicle with a remote weapon station.


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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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