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General Dynamics unveils Griffin tracked vehicle with 120mm cannon

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General Dynamics has unveiled a Griffin demonstrator of new tracked vehicle with XM360 120mm cannon at Association of the United States Army (AUSA).

The Griffin vehicle based on AJAX tracked platform and equipped XM360 120mm cannon. General Dynamics is using the XM360 because it is much lighter than the Abram’s existing turret and the aim is to create a lighter vehicle under 32t.

Еhe Griffin, combines the DNA of the Abrams turret and 120mm gun with innovations from the company’s full series of AJAX ground combat vehicles.

AJAX provides a step-change in the Armoured Fighting Vehicle capability being delivered to the British Army.

The AJAX programme includes six variants: AJAX, ARES, APOLLO, ATHENA, ATLAS and ARGUS. Each AJAX variant will be a highly-agile, tracked, medium-weight armoured fighting vehicle, providing British troops with state-of-the-art best-in-class protection.

 

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