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Pindad Anoa armored vehicle
« on: March 13, 2017, 03:40:54 PM »
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The Indonesian Anoa armored personnel carrier was developed by Pindad. Its development commenced in 2004. This APC is named after an Indonesian type of buffalo. It is also referred as the APS-3. First prototype of this armored vehicle was revealed in 2006. It resembles the French VAB 6x6. Production commenced in 2008. A total of 150 of these APCs are planned to be produced for the Indonesian Army. Some countries showed their interest in purchasing the Anoa. Some sources claim that Oman ordered 200 of these APCs.

   Armored hull of the Anoa provides all-round protection against 7.62-mm armor-piercing rounds. Hull floor withstands a 8 kg anti-tank mine blast. In combat order front windscreens are covered with armored shutters for increased protection.

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 * Fire support vehicle. Its prototype, armed with a CMI Defence CSE-90 turret with the Cockerill 90-mm gun was revealed in 2008. This fire support vehicle is planned to be operational with the Indonesian Army by 2010;
 * Armored ambulance;
 * Command vehicle;
 * Armored logistics vehicle;
 * Armored recovery vehicle;
 * Reconnaissance vehicle;
 * Mortar carrier.
 * A 4x4 variant of this APC has been developed. This variant is fully amphibious.


The Pindad Anoa armored personnel carrier comes comes with Renault engine and transmission
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