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Supacat pushes Jackal base for different vehicle types and develops new variants

2nd February 2024 - 16:52 GMT | by Damian Kemp in Plymouth

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The Jackal 3 was unveiled on 1 February in Plymouth, UK. (Photo: Babcock)

The Jackal 3, the latest version of the vehicle in service with the British Army, may be heavier but it has improved capability and ergonomics.

Supacat will unveil a closed cab version of its Jackal 3 High Mobility Transport (HMT) vehicle at Defence Vehicle Dynamics in mid-September 2024 and will also unveil a concept for an 8x8 vehicle using HMT technology.

Supacat CEO Nick Ames, speaking to Shephard at the unveiling of the Jackal 3 HMT on 1 February in Plymouth, UK, noted that the company was looking to highlight the ability of the Jackal platform to carry a range of weapons and the modular nature to meet different roles.

“At Defence iQ’s International Armoured Vehicle [in January] we had an Elbit mortar on the

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Damian Kemp has worked in the defence media for 25 years covering military aircraft, defence …

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