Wednesday, November 30, 2022

ST Engineering showcases next-generation armoured fighting vehicle at Singapore Airshow 2018

Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) showcased its next-generation armoured fighting vehicle at the Singapore Airshow 2018.

The ST Engineering has made international debut of its next-generation armoured fighting vehicle also called NGAFV at the Singapore Airshow 2018.

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The NGAFV is an advanced platform which will provide our armoured troops with enhanced protection and firepower. The vehicle measures 6.9 m long, 3.28 m wide, and has an overall height of 3.2 m. The vehicle, operated by a three-man team, can also carry eight soldiers and reach speeds of up to 70kmh, with a range of 500km.

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The next-generation armoured fighting vehicles engine, having a power to weight ratio of 24.5hp/t, offers increased maneuverability and high performance.

According to the company, the NGAFV will replace the Ultra M113 AFV as a key component of the Singapore Armed Forces’ mechanised forces. Delivery of the new fighting vehicles will begin in 2019.

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