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KAPLAN-MT Overview

The new generation KAPLAN MT is the sole and exclusive modern Medium Weight Tank designed with rear powerpack and not a conversion of a variant from an existing IFV.

Its unique design provides the lowest silhouette and highest power-to-weight ratio in its class. Its platform is designed for optimum weight and high mobility performance. The latest technology powerpack combined with advanced electronic controls and the heavy-duty suspension system allow maximum mobility in any battlefield condition. The Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) ensures the availability of continuous power with reduced signature during night operations where the vehicle operates mostly in static position.

The KAPLAN MT’s design architecture provides a superior level of battlefield survivability that includes advanced
ballistic, best-in-class mine protection systems and adequate firepower, the latter ensuring near-real time response against most battlefield threats.

The interior of the vehicle is engineered with careful consideration of the ergonomics of the crew and different tactical and battlefield conditions including driving, firing and ammunition

The KAPLAN MT is equipped with day and thermal cameras for the driver, a multi-functional digitaldriver dashboard and a 3rd generation high performance sighting system for the gunner and commander. In addition, Battlefield Management System (BMS) and Laser Warning System (LWS) are also available to provide tactical and
situational awareness for the crew.

The KAPLAN MT is fitted with the latest generation John Cockerill 3105 turret, armed with high-pressure 105 mm Cockerill® gun, which gives it a unique anti-armour punch. The Cockerill® 3105 is the most advanced and capable light 105 mm turret in its class. It is ideal for infantry support and medium weight tank roles. The 3105 has a unique indirect firing capability that permits engagement in urban and other complex terrains.


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