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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): November 2017
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: VN-18
Origin: China
Corporations: NORINCO
Parent System: VN18
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): November 2017
Total Production: ?
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Description: The VN18 is a new amphibious armored assault vehicle developed by NORINCO to meet the requirements of the Chinese Marines with the ability to achieve a top speed of 30 kph on water and up to 65 kph on road. The 26-ton class vehicle carries 11 fully equipped Marines and is provided with a turret-mounted 30mm automatic cannon, a machine gun and an anti-tank missile. The vehicle was developed on the basis of the ZTD05 light tank introduced in the early 2000s. The VN18 armored vehicle was unveiled in November 2017.

VN18 Specifications

Crew: 3
Rolling Rubber Wheels: 6
Troops: 11
Power: 1,600 hp (1,194 kW)
Top Speed: 65 kph (40 mph)
Top Swimming Speed: 30 kph (16.2 knot)
Combat Weight: 26,500 kilogram (58,422 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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VN18 News

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on 22 Nov 2017
Wednesday, November 22, 2017China Unveils VN18 High Speed Amphibious Armored Vehicle

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