Arjun MK II main battle tank unveiled by Defense Research & Development Organisation of India 060214

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Thursday, February 6, 2014 05:45 PM
 
Arjun MK II main battle tank unveiled by Defense Research & Development Organisation of India.
The Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) of India unveils the latest generation of its local-made main battle tank, Arjun MK II at Defexpo 2014, defense exhibition in New Delhi, India. The state-of-the-art ARJUN Main Battle Tank Mk II has been designed and developed by DRDO by incorporating numerous improvements over and above the ARJUN MBT Mk I which is already in service with the Indian Army.
     
The Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) of India unveils the latest generation of its local-made main battle tank, Arjun MK II at Defexpo 2014, defense exhibition in New Delhi, India. The state-of-the-art ARJUN Main Battle Tank Mk II has been designed and developed by DRDO by incorporating numerous improvements over and above the ARJUN MBT Mk I which is already in service with the Indian Army.
     

It is endowed with superior fire power, high mobility and excellent protection characteristics required to fulfill the challenging battlefield requirements of the 2I Th. century. ARJUN MBT Mk II manifests the latest battle tank technologies that makes it a distinct front-runner amongst the array of contemporary Main Battle Tanks of modern armies the world over.

The superior armour defeating prowess of the ARJUN MBT Mk II gives it an edge over contemporary battle tanks of the world. A computer controlled Integrated Fire Control System incorporating day-cum-night stabilized sighting system guarantees a very high first round hit probability and reduced reaction time to bring effective fire on targets.

The main armament of the Arjun MK II is a 120mm rifled gun. The Arjun MK II carries a total of 39 rounds. Secondary armament consists of 7.62-mm MAG coaxial machine gun and a roof-mounted remotely controlled weapon station, armed with a 12.7 mm caliber NSVT heavy machine gun.

The all-round protection has been enhanced with improved KANCHAN armour. ARJUN MBT Mk-ll affords a higher degree of protection amongst the present generation of battle tanks. Protection was improved by adding locally-developed explosive reactive armor modules.

     
The Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) of India unveils the latest generation of its local-made main battle tank, Arjun MK II at Defexpo 2014, defense exhibition in New Delhi, India. The state-of-the-art ARJUN Main Battle Tank Mk II has been designed and developed by DRDO by incorporating numerous improvements over and above the ARJUN MBT Mk I which is already in service with the Indian Army.
 

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