Thursday, February 06, 2014

Philippines  Department of National Defense (DND) – The Philippine Army Light Armor Division   will received a total 142 Units of M113A2  APC this 2014. The initial batch of 114 M113A2 armored personnel carriers, which were approved by the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) in 2012 as grants to the Philippine Army is expected to arrive this year.

M113A2 APC

On 17 January  a deal to upgrade some  M113A2  had been signed with Elbit Systems Land and C4I . Elbit Systems Land and C4I is to upgrade 28 BAE Systems M113A2 APC for the Philippine Army, 14 of which will be fitted with the turrets of decommissioned Alvis Scorpion armoured reconnaissance vehicles ARV.

The Upgrade include:

  • Upgrading the turrets

  • Installation of Remote Weapon Station (RWS)

  • 25mm auto cannon

  • 12.7mm heavy machine gun and more



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