Army Philippine to acquire M113 armoured personnel carrier fitted with 76mm Scorpion turret 0801143
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|Wednesday, January 8, 2014 10:14 AM|
|Army of Philippine to acquire M113 armoured personnel carrier fitted with 76mm Scorpion turret.|
The Philippine Army will acquire 14 M113 armored personnel carriers in 2015 to boost its fire support capabilities. Army spokesperson Capt. Anthony Bacus said the M113 vehicles will be fitted with 76-mm turrets among others from decommissioned British-made Scorpion combat vehicle reconnaissance (tracked) units.
M113 armoured personnel carrier fitted 76mm Scorpion turret of Philippine Army.
"The vehicle will be equipped with modern fire control and thermal imaging equipment. Once it is completed, the 76mm cannon armed M113s will be quite lethal," Bacus added.