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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): December 2019
Total Production: 79
Also Known As: VN1 and VS27
Origin: China
Corporations: NORINCO
Parent System: VN-1
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): December 2019
Total Production: 79
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Description: The NORINCO VN-1 is an advanced 8x8 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) derived from the ZBD09 armored vehicle deployed by the People's Liberation Army (PLA). The amphibious vehicle is equipped with water jets and features a roof-mounted unmanned turret with a 30mm cannon along with a 7.62mm machine gun. The VS27 is an armored recovery vehicle variant intended to support the VN-1 8x8 armored vehicle. The Royal Thai Army (RTA) placed a firm order for 38 VN-1 armored vehicles and VS27 recovery vehicles in 2017 and a second batch for another 41 vehicles ordered in 2019. Thailand took delivery of the first VN-1 in December 2019.

VN-1 Specifications

Crew: 2
Troops: 8
Wheel Drive: 8x8
Height: 2.10 meter (83 inch)
Length: 8 meter (315 inch)
Main Gun Caliber: 30 millimeter
Width: 3 meter (118 inch)
Max Range: 800 kilometer (497 mile)
Power: 340 kW (456 hp)
Top Speed: 100 kph (62 mph)
Top Swimming Speed: 8 kph (4.32 knot)
Combat Weight: 21,000 kilogram (46,296 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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VN-1 News

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Thursday, December 5, 2019Royal Thai Army Takes Delivery of First VN-1 Infantry Fighting Vehicle

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