The Indonesian Armed Forces have received first five M113 Arisgator amphibious armored personnel carriers from Italy.
The armored personnel carriers developed by Iralian Aris SpA( Applicazioni Rielaborazioni Impianti Speciali) were delivered on-board a transport aircraft of Singapore Airlines, ArcInc reported Saturday.
The Arisgator is a light amphibious vehicle can carry eight fully equipped troops and can carry other weapon systems. To improve the amphibious characteristics of the M113 a special oceanic kit has been developed by ARIS, which enables the vehicle to operate safely in ship-to-shore operations as well as rivers, the report stated.
This kit weighs between 1,350 and 1,700 kg including bow, roof and stern units, all of which are made of light alloy as is the basic M113 series hull.
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