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AUSA 2018: BAE Systems offers glimpse at possible M88A3

12th October 2018 - 12:10 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Washington DC

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BAE Systems unveiled a concept design for a possible 'A3' upgrade to the M88A2 Hercules recovery vehicle at this year's AUSA event in Washington DC. 

The US Army has expressed interest in an upgrade of the M88A2 following a recent government request for industry white papers to outline modernisation concepts. 

‘This is our version of what an M88A3 could be,’ said Jim Miller, business development director at BAE Systems.

Acknowledging that interest in an M88 upgrade has generally ‘been out of the news’ in favour of coverage of next generation platforms, Miller explained that the current M1 series Abrams tank ‘is

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