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Singular is Freccia, plural would be Frecce going by regular grammar, but I don't know if a vehicle name gets changed like that or it it remains Freccia   Have some Ariete - Centauro II mix

I didn't say anything about penetration either.     See?  That's what I said.  I never claimed that HESH is impotent because it cannot penetrate.  I am saying HESH is impotent because

This article about the Ascod 42 for Czech tender brings some more details to what is actually offered by GDELS. It's basically PR article not any sort of analysis (even though it tries to look like one). 

https://www.armadninoviny.cz/ascod-42-univerzalni-obrnenec-plnici-pozadavky-ceske-armady.html

 

If I understand right the offered IFV vehicle in 3+8 configuration is 38 tons heavy with 4 tons growth potential. Offeres STANAG 4569 level 5 ballistic protection and 4a/b mine protection. The offered vehicle is powered by the 600 kW MTU 8V MT199 TE21 with RENK HSWL 256B gearbox. The turret is Elbit MT30 Mk.II with 30 mm Mk.44 Bushmaster II and double Spike ATGM launcher. The vehicle is equiped with Iron Fist and Iron Vision.

 

Just like the Pandurs the vehicles shall be built in VOP CZ including local production of turrets (VOP CZ is part of Czechoslovak Group Holding). Clearly GDELS bets on the already established production and co-development chain with local companies and also on the logistics as the vehicle armament is fully compatible with our Pandurs. 

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Czech MOD signed a tender for large mainteanance and small modernisation of all T-72M4CZ tanks (27 standard tanks, 3 command tanks and 3 bridge layers). Aside of general rebuild to prolong the service life (and in fact to bring part of the non-serviceable vehicles back to life) there is a plan to modernize the FCS and communication equipment.

https://www.czdefence.cz/clanek/nakup-anebo-modernizace-armada-resi-tanky-t-72m4cz 

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All three contenders for the Czech IFV tender shall have been displayed during the NATO days in Ostrava (this year's strange edition without spectatos). In the end CV90 didn't appear at all, Lynx was only on static display and only ASCOD was shown driving. Due to the fact that there were no spectators it's also difficult to find any photos or videos. 

 

This is finally the ASCOD with the right MT30-MK2 turret. 

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Source: https://www.czdefence.cz/clanek/dny-nato-a-prezentace-uchazecu-na-nova-bvp-pro-acr

 

ASCOD driving @4:01:32 (mostly slowly cruising though), I have some troubles with the video (randomly slowing down) and I don't know if it's a problem of the original stream or mine. No such troubles with other videos.

 

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https://thedeaddistrict.blogspot.com/2020/10/serbian-ministry-of-defence-showed.html

 

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Serbian Ministry of Defence showed the upgraded M-84AS1 tank on trials

 

   The M-84 AS1 is an advanced version of the M-84 main battle tank produced by Yugoimport SDPR in Serbia. The modernization gives an improved fire-control system with DNNS 2ATK integrated day/night sight.

   The M-84 AS1 is equipped with ERO-19 Explosive Reactive Armor which offers protection against modern tandem charge warheads on missiles. It is also equipped with the modern electro-optical system for defense against wire and laser guided anti-tank missiles.

   The new tank received a KIS M-84 combat information and control system, a TOMS commander observation device, an active interference jamming system in the optical range of SOFTKIL, and protecting the engine from incorrect actions by the driver when starting up and starting the engine.

   The M-84 AS1also is equipped with a modern remote weapon station, also known as an RWS.

 

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   RWS elevation looks to be too discrete, not smooth enough.

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