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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Jun 2017 12:41 p.m. PST

… armoured vehicle in the world .

"China has developed the fastest 4x4 amphibious armoured vehicle in the world which can reach a maximum speed of 50 km/h. The vehicle is being built by the North China Institute of Vehicle Research in Beijing.

The layout of the vehicle is similar to all 4x4 modern armoured vehicle personnel carrier with the crew at the front and troops compartment at the rear.

The vehicle features a V-shaped hull which offers more protection against mine blast. To reach the top speed of 50 km/h in the water, the vehicle uses compact pump jets alongside retracting wheels to reduce resistance during a high-speed on the water…"


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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP21 Jun 2017 1:02 p.m. PST

Hmm, I wonder why.


Lion in the Stars21 Jun 2017 3:01 p.m. PST

You mean aside from needing to cross thousands of rivers and canals in eastern China?

Taiwan is too far for those to cross directly from the mainland.

28mm Fanatik21 Jun 2017 3:36 p.m. PST

Not fast enough to outrun a missile.

Vigilant22 Jun 2017 4:19 a.m. PST

To tow water-ski mounted Chinese marines?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2017 10:52 a.m. PST


They can arrived faster to their false islands… (smile)


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