Renault to present VAB Mark 3 with 90mm turret gun at Eurosatory 2016

9 June 2016 (Last Updated June 9th, 2016 18:30)

Renault Trucks Defense is to showcase its VAB Mark 3 equipped with a CMI 90mm turret gun at Eurosatory 2016, an international defence and security exhibition taking place in Paris, France.

Renault Trucks Defense is to showcase its VAB Mark 3 equipped with a CMI 90mm turret gun at Eurosatory 2016, an international defence and security exhibition taking place in Paris, France.

The 6x6 wheeled armoured vehicle is fitted with Battlenet Inside, as well as modern information and communications systems for operations, defense-aerospace.com reported.

Powered by a 340hp-400hp engine, the Mark 3 features an automatic gearbox and a maximum speed of 105kmph.

"Powered by a 340hp-400hp engine, the Mark 3 features an automatic gearbox and a maximum speed of 105kmph."

It offers a stock of 90mm munitions, and can accommodate two crew members and six troops.

The Mark 3 can be used in a variety of infantry combat missions, such as support and reconnaissance, and zone control operations.

Its modular design and monocoque hull structure provides armed forces with high levels of protection and multi-mission capabilities.

Renault is currently manufacturing the 90mm version for several export clients.

In a separate development, the company will supply powertrains for the French Army's Griffon and Jaguar next generation front-line vehicles.

Renault will supply spare parts and components for the Scorpion contract, which was awarded on 5 December 2014.