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Venezuelan Army fires upgraded Scorpion 90

24th March 2021 - 10:37 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in London

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Venezuelan Army Scorpion 90, pictured in a firing demonstration event in March 2021. (Photo: Venezuelan Army)

Last week, the Venezuelan Army released images of a firing demonstration involving an upgraded Scorpion 90, with 26 of these vehicles apparently already modernised.

The Venezuelan Army is making a concerted effort to upgrade its combat vehicle fleet to make it '100% operational’, Maj Gen Domingo Hernández Lárez, Commanding General of the Venezuelan Army, announced on 22 March via social media.

His statement came the day after the army published images of a firing demonstration involving a recently upgraded Scorpion 90 reconnaissance/patrol vehicle.

The demonstration took part in the Fuerte Guaicaipuro (Charallave city, state of Miranda) as part of the celebrations of the Battle of Carabobo, one of the most important confronts in the Venezuelan independence war.

Hernández Lárez claimed on 22 March that 26 Scorpions were already upgraded, sufficient to

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Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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