The Ordnance Readiness Development Centre in Nantou for the Republic of China (Taiwan) Army has showcased a Cloud Leopard II (Yunpao) armoured fighting vehicle concept at the Taipei Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition.
During exhibition was showed the M1 model of Cloud Leopard II fighting vehicle. The M1 model consists of a highly mobile 8×8 platform, on the rear of which can be mounted a 120mm mortar plus a quantity of ready-use ammunition.
The Cloud Leopard II is a modular vehicle platform capable of accepting various armament configurations for specific combat requirements.
Major configurations include APC with a 12.7mm machine gun, mortar carrier with a 120mm mortar and fire support vehicle with 105mm low-recoil turret gun or 120mm gun.
The Cloud Leopard II can be used as an armoured personnel carrier, infantry fighting vehicle, fire support vehicle, command and control vehicle and ambulance.