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New unidentified tracked vehicle spotted in China

An unidentified tracked vehicle with mine detection system was spotted this Thursday during an inspection of a Ground Force division from the Central Theater Command of the People’s Liberation Army by President Xi Jinping.

According to a report by Beijing’s state-run central television (CCTV) on 4 January, the special combat vehicle with mounted mine detection system was developed for People’s Liberation Army. CCTV does not give any details of the new vehicle.

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According to the local source, this is new vehicle developed for the detection of metal and non-metallic buried explosives in the ground and near roads.

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The vehicle is equipped with multiple sensors and ground penetrating radar mounted in a special ramp. The antennas are arranged with a certain offset sidewise and lengthwise in such a way that there is no detection gap in driving direction.

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