British Company Supacat has opened facility Australia to produce special operations vehicle 2212121
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|Saturday, December 22, 2012, 02:27 PM|
|British Company Supacat has opened new facility in Australia to produce special operations vehicle.|
The British Company Supacat has opened a vehicle engineering design and analysis facility in Australia as part of its contract to produce a special operations vehicle for the army. Australian Minister for Defense Materiel Jason Clare officially opened the Melbourne facility, which employs 18 design, analysis and systems engineering experts.
Supacat HMT Extenda SOV (Special Operations Vehicle).
"Australia will be the first country outside the United Kingdom where Supacat provides complete in-country support," said Clare.
The SOV is a more robust vehicle that includes stronger rollover protection, a remote weapon station, an ability to carry a Javelin Anti-Tank missile system and improved self-recovery capability.