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Centauro II 120mm Chosen for Brazilian Army

Centauro II with Hitfact MkII turret [© Iveco – Oto Melara]

The Società CIO (Consortile Iveco – Oto Melara) Centauro II 120mm system has been chosen as the new armoured vehicle for the Brazilian Army.

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Press Release, Rome, 25 November 2022: The Brazilian Army, through the Comando Logistico (COLOG) / Diretoria de Material (DMat), has chosen the Centauro II 120 mm system made by Società Consortile Iveco – Oto Melara (CIO) as top of the list within the procurement process named Viatura Blindada de Cavalaria Média Sobre Rodas (VBC Cav – MSR) 8×8.

The Centauro II armoured vehicle is a wheeled 8×8 system fitted with 120 mm armament, representing the top in the sector in terms of power, observation, mobility, ergonomics, firing performance, communication and crew protection

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