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El_Filibusterismo1978

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Re: M113A2 Firepower Upgrade
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2018, 08:18:32 AM »
how many units will undergo the "upgrade" Sir A?

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Re: M113A2 Firepower Upgrade
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2018, 12:36:12 PM »
how many units will undergo the "upgrade" Sir A?

Got this via shoulder-tap from a long-time Timawan / DefensePH member:

44 units to be installed with RCWS
5 units to be installed with 81mm mounted mortar system

Photos c/o Timawans in the PA





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Re: M113A2 Firepower Upgrade
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2018, 01:15:34 PM »
will those rcws a combination of 50s and bushies?

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Re: M113A2 Firepower Upgrade
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2018, 03:00:40 PM »
will those rcws a combination of 50s and bushies?

Reportedly the .50 cal. The Bushmasters are called “unmanned turrets” rather than RCWS.


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Re: M113A2 Firepower Upgrade
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2018, 10:16:43 AM »
Photo c/o Light Armored Division website circa 2015. They've been studying the self-propelled 81mm mortar concept for a while now.


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Re: M113A2 Firepower Upgrade
« Reply #7 on: September 29, 2018, 11:39:37 PM »
ADAS 2018: Upgraded M113 vehicles on display (video) | shephardmedia - 28th September 2018 - 08:36 GMT
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With the Philippine Army undergoing a modernisation push under the Horizon 1 and 2 programme, ADAS 2018 provided an ideal opportunity for Elbit Systems and the service to showcase upgraded M113 armoured vehicles to delegates and international visitors.

https://www.shephardmedia.com/news/landwarfareintl/adas-2018-upgraded-m113-vehicles-display-video/


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Re: M113A2 Firepower Upgrade
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2019, 12:25:47 AM »
Philippine Army to Buy Mortar Carries, BMS from Elbit | Israel Defense
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Elbit Systems will supply 15 Armored Mortar Carriers to the Philippine Army, MaxDefense reported Saturday.

The Cardom 120mm Recoil Mortar System will be mounted on the Army’s M113 armored vehicles, according to the report. The system has a range of 7,000 meters and a maximum fire rate of 16 rounds per minute. It can be used in "shoot and scoot" manner and can be operated by two or four crewmen.

Another part of the deal is the platform where the Cardom mortars will be installed, and Elbit will deliver 15 refurbished and upgraded M113A2 tracked armored vehicles.

The deal will also include Elbit’s Combat NG Battlefield Management System, which is already in use with the Philippine Army. The Combat NG is a command, control, communications and intelligence (C3I) system designed to improve artillery and air defense unit's ability to engage targets by improving its target engagement speed and accuracy, provide real-time situational awareness, and provide coordination capability with other forces.

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defenseph.net/timawa.net FB honeypot and MaxDefense Philippines FB page