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AAD 2012: NORINCO Light Strike Vehicle makes international debut

19th September 2012 - 18:11 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Pretoria


The China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) has exhibited the CS/VA1 Light Strike Vehicle internationally for the first time at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition.

'It includes the next generation of military chassis,' Wang Xuesong, Africa-America department regional marketing chief told Shephard at AAD in Pretoria, South Africa, on 19 September. The weapon system can fire international-standard ammunition making it ideal for export, she added.

It is based on PLA specifications, but can be changed to meet other requirements and the weapon turret was designed so that a variety of systems can be integrated.

The options include the CS/LM5 12.7mm rotary

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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