Taiwan to produce new armour-piercing ammunition for direct-fire support variant of Cloud Leopard

by J Michael Cole & Samuel Cranny-Evans

The 202nd Arsenal munition factory under Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) Armaments Bureau has been awarded a NTD14.02 million (USD498,000) contract to produce armour-piercing rounds for a new direct-fire support variant of the 8×8 Cloud Leopard armoured vehicle.

The factory will produce 105 mm armour-piercing fin-stabilised discarding sabot tracers (APFSDS-T) for the 209th Arsenal: the developer of the direct-fire support variant, which will be equipped with 105 mm gun mounted in a turret as part of the ‘Cheetah Project'.

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The 202nd Arsenal munition factory under Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) Armaments Burea...

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