Singapore: new Rafael unmanned turret for Next Generation Armoured Fighting Vehicle

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Read: 1469     11:39     14 March 2019    

The Next Generation Armoured Fighting Vehicle (NGAFV) designed to equip the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has received a new unmanned turret developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. On March 1, Singaporean reporter Mike Yeo published on his Twitter account a photograph showing the so-updated version of the AFV.


At Singapore AirShow 2018, ST Engineering presented for the first time to the public its Next Generation Armoured Fighting Vehicle (NGAFV), developed together with the Defence Science and Technology Agency. The vehicle was unveiled in May 2017 during a demonstration at the Army Open House of the Singapore Armed Forces. The vehicle is developed to replace the ageing M113A2 APCs currently in service with the Singapore army. The SAF mechanised units will operate the NGAFV alongside its Bionix IFV.

The NGAFV is based on a tracked chassis equipped with a remotely operated weapon station initially armed with a 30mm automatic cannon, a coaxial 7.62 mm machine gun, and 8 76mm smoke grenade launchers. It has a crew of three: driver, commander and gunner. The troop compartment can accommodate eight infantrymen. The vehicle weighs 29 tons.

The NGAFV hull is based on all-welded steel armour that can be fitted with an appliqué layer of passive armour to increase protection against ballistic and mine threats. The vehicle is based on a modular design offering the possibility to removed and replaced the armour package according to new threats and customers requirements. Network-enabled and equipped with a fully integrated camera suite, the NGAFV offers class-leading crew situational awareness as well as uncompromised combat and navigation performance under full armour protection.

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Singapore: new Rafael unmanned turret for Next Generation Armoured Fighting Vehicle

2019/03/1552545714.jpg
Read: 1470     11:39     14 March 2019    

The Next Generation Armoured Fighting Vehicle (NGAFV) designed to equip the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has received a new unmanned turret developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. On March 1, Singaporean reporter Mike Yeo published on his Twitter account a photograph showing the so-updated version of the AFV.


At Singapore AirShow 2018, ST Engineering presented for the first time to the public its Next Generation Armoured Fighting Vehicle (NGAFV), developed together with the Defence Science and Technology Agency. The vehicle was unveiled in May 2017 during a demonstration at the Army Open House of the Singapore Armed Forces. The vehicle is developed to replace the ageing M113A2 APCs currently in service with the Singapore army. The SAF mechanised units will operate the NGAFV alongside its Bionix IFV.

The NGAFV is based on a tracked chassis equipped with a remotely operated weapon station initially armed with a 30mm automatic cannon, a coaxial 7.62 mm machine gun, and 8 76mm smoke grenade launchers. It has a crew of three: driver, commander and gunner. The troop compartment can accommodate eight infantrymen. The vehicle weighs 29 tons.

The NGAFV hull is based on all-welded steel armour that can be fitted with an appliqué layer of passive armour to increase protection against ballistic and mine threats. The vehicle is based on a modular design offering the possibility to removed and replaced the armour package according to new threats and customers requirements. Network-enabled and equipped with a fully integrated camera suite, the NGAFV offers class-leading crew situational awareness as well as uncompromised combat and navigation performance under full armour protection.

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