Monday, July 4, 2022

NORINCO to unveil new wheeled armored modular platform at Airshow China 2016

The China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) is developing a new wheeled 8×8 armored modular platform that will be unveiled at 11th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China 2016) in Zhuhai.

The new Chinese wheeled 8×8 armored modular platform will evolve into various models, and will have modular armor that can be upgraded for specific threats.

The new Chinese wheeled 8×8 armored modular platform is expected to be equipped with different types of combat modules. A lighter version of the machine will be capable of carrying between ten and twelve fully kitted soldiers. A version of the vehicle with heavy weapons on board can only carry eight soldiers. Other variants include anti-tank missile launching vehicle.


During exhibition will be displayed the new  VP10 8×8 armored personnel carrier and 105mm fire support vehicle.

VP10 8x8 armored personnel carrier
VP10 8×8 armored personnel carrier

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