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Thunderbolt 120-mm armored gun system

Country of Origin: USA


The M8 Thunderbolt 120-mm armored gun system is a technology demonstrator built by United Defense to feature transformational technologies for rapid integration into U.S. Army current platforms and for possible development as part of the now-cancelled Future Combat System (FCS).

Thunderbolt features a 120-mm main gun mounted on a 20-ton class chassis. Fitted with a rugged hybrid-electric drive, the Thunderbolt uses lightweight ballistic composite armor and an enhanced band track...

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