Norinco develops new heavy infantry fighting vehicle

New heavy infantry fighting vehicle
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The China North Industries Group Corporation (NORINCO Group) is developing a new heavy infantry fighting vehicle based on tank chassis.

The new Chinese heavy infantry fighting vehicle has modular armor with add-on armor modules. So protection level can be tailored to counter specific threats or to suit mission requirements.  The mobility and protection of the vehicle is comparable to the latest VT-5 tanks.

The new fighting vehicle also fitted with a turret that is armed with a 30 mm gun. The new IFV is fitted with an unmanned turret armed with one 30mm automatic cannon. The turret has panoramic sighting system and integrated gun-and-fire control system.

 

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