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MSPO 2016: Universal vehicle prototype advances

12th September 2016 - 16:12 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Kielce


Polish vehicle specialists OBRUM displayed its Universal Modular Tracked Platform (UMTP) prototype configured with a 30mm turret and Spike LR anti-tank missiles at this year’s MSPO exhibition in Kielce, Poland.

While there is currently no firm requirements for a tracked armoured vehicle, OBRUM – part of the state-run Polish Armaments Group – is continuing to develop the platform to inform the Polish armed forces about potential solutions that could be adopted in the future.

Poland has a substantial fleet of antiquated Soviet-built BWP-1 tracked vehicles, which it is hoping to replace in the near future as it looks to

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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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