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IDEX 2023: New Chinese UGV boasts extensive armament options

22nd February 2023 - 05:00 GMT | by Christopher F Foss in Abu Dhabi

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The NORINCO VU-T10 tracked UGV was prominently displayed on the company's stand at IDEX 2023. (Photo: author)

The VU-T10 tracked UGV from NORINCO can be fitted with Red Arrow 12 antitank missiles in addition to its 30mm cannon and coaxial machine gun.

Pride of place on the huge NORINCO stand at IDEX 2023 was its latest VU-T10 tracked UGV.

This has a gross vehicle weight of 11t and is fitted with a remote-controlled turret armed with a 30mm cannon and 7.62mm coaxial machine gun. The turret is also has banks of electrically operated smoke grenade launchers.

There is also the option of a pod of NORINCO Red Arrow 12 anti-tank guided weapons to enable targets to be engaged beyond the range of the cannon.

According to NORINCO, the VU-T10 has a maximum road speed of up to 60km/h and is electrically powered

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Christopher F Foss

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Christopher F Foss is an internationally recognised authority on armoured fighting vehicles, artillery and other weapon systems, …

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