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Thai Mosquito gains zap with Aselsan RWS

20th June 2019 - 03:58 GMT | by Sompong Nondhasa in Bangkok


The AFV-420P Mosquito 4x4 armoured vehicle made by Thai company Panus Assembly performed its first live-fire trials on 18 June with an Aselsan Stabilised Advanced Remote Weapon Platform (SARP) RWS installed.

The successful tests utilising an M2 12.7mm machine gun were conducted before a Royal Thai Marine Corps (RTMC) audience. They included static firing, firing on the move, single-shot and burst firing.

Panus Assembly is attempting to sell this vehicle type to the Thai armed forces.

Aselsan’s SARP can mount small- and medium-calibre machine guns or an automatic grenade launcher. It has thermal and daylight TV cameras that

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Sompong Nondhasa


Sompong Nondhasa

Sompong, a Thai national living in Bangkok, is a fulltime photojournalist and editor of the …

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