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Singapore unveils next-generation AFV

30th June 2016 - 04:00 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore

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The Singapore Armed Forces has received its first prototype of the Next Generation Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV), which is destined to replace the handful of M113 Ultra vehicles that the army still operates.

Jointly developed by the Defence Science Technology Agency (DSTA) and ST Kinetics, the AFV programme started in 2006 and the new platform is expected to be commissioned by 2019.

A crew of three operates the AFV, with up to eight dismounted troops accommodated in the rear. Organic armoured infantry will be able to network with the vehicle through a voice and data link, and via the Army

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Chen Chuanren is Shephard’s Singapore correspondent, covering primarily land and sea systems. He served in …

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