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Brazilian Army concludes M113 APC modernisation

26th May 2020 - 15:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in London


The Brazilian Army has reached a milestone towards the improvement of its vehicle fleet, by completing its  M113BR APC modernisation programme.

This vehicle has been converted to the M113A2 Mk1 version (VBTP M113BR - pictured). An army spokesperson told Shephard that the main improvements of this new version include a new power package, new C2 equipment and a replacement suspension.

The upgrade was carried out in the army’s Regional Maintenance Park 5 (Pq R Mnt/5) in Curitiba (state of Paraná), in partnership with BAE Systems. The spokesperson explained that this project was concluded in October 2019.

On 13 May 2020, the

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a North America editor at Shephard Media. She joined the company …

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