Some of the highlights from the impressive dynamic demonstration held today at Eurosatory 2014 included armored vehicles, unmanned systems, logistics support systems, and specialized systems and equipment for law enforcement and riot dispersal
The Thales Group displayed the Hawkei Light Protected Mobility Vehicle weighing 10 tons, while Renault Defense Trucks demonstrated a number of vehicles, including the 20 ton VAB Mk III 6×6 armoured personnel carrier offering NATO Level 4 protection, anti-blast and IED protection. Another vehicle from Renault is ALTV, a lightweight 4×4 platform developed by ACMAT.
More information about the vehicles and systems participating in the demonstration will be covered in forthcoming posts. Stay tuned…
In a recent firing series held in South Africa, the German-South African joint-venture Rheinmetall Denel Munitions (RDM) demonstrated a dramatic increase in the range of its artillery firepower. The demonstration employed three 155 mm cannons with 52 and 39 caliber lengths, which scored three world records - firing at ranges of 76, 67 and 54 km.