The new Chinese ST1 105mm gun 8x8 tank destroyer armoured vehicle at AirShow China 2014 1211141

 
 
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AirShow China 2014
Aviation - Aerospace - Defence exhibition
11 to 17 November 2014
Zhuhai, China
 
Norinco ST1 at AirShow China 2014
 
 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 05:03 PM
The new Chinese ST1 105mm gun 8x8 tank destroyer armoured vehicle at AirShow China 2014.
At AirShow China 2014, Chinese Defense Industry presents a new 8x8 tank destroyer vehicle, called ST1. The vehicle is based on the VN1 chassis 8x8 armoured vehicle personnel carrier.
     
At AirShow China 2014, Chinese Defense Industry presents a new 8x8 tank destroyer vehicle, called ST1. The vehicle is based on the VN1 chassis 8x8 armoured vehicle personnel carrier. NORINCO Chinese-made ST1 8x8 tank destroyer vehicle at at AirShow China 2014 in Zhuhai, China.
     

In 2008 it was revealed that China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) had started to market a new 8×8 wheeled Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) called the VN1. The vehicle was unveiled for the first time to the public during the Defense Exhibition IDEX in 2009.

The ST1 is fitted with a two-man turret armed with a NATO standard 105mm tank gun able to fire a full range of ammunition as APFSDS (Armor-Piercing, Fin-Stabilized, Discarding Sabot), HEAT (High-Explosive Anti-Tank ), HE (High Explosive) and gun-launched missile. A 7.62 mm machine gun is mounted coaxially to the right of the main armament and one 12.7mm machine gun is mounted on the right of turret roof for anti-aircraft defence. Three smoke grenade dischargers are mounted on each side of the turret.

The ST1 is fitted with latest technologies of stabilized firing system with thermal images to perform firing at night and day conditions against mobile or static targets.

A single door is mounted at the rear of the vehicle which is fitted with a small bulletproof window.

     
At AirShow China 2014, Chinese Defense Industry presents a new 8x8 tank destroyer vehicle, called ST1. The vehicle is based on the VN1 chassis 8x8 armoured vehicle personnel carrier. The ST1 is armed with a NATO standard 105mm tank gun
 

 

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