French Army's 108 AMX 10P armored vehicles all upgraded

16:31 GMT, December 19, 2008 Versailles Satory Nexter has just finished upgrading 108 AMX 10P tracked armored personnel carriers ahead of the initial schedule. This upgrade was carried out in six French Army infantry regiments. The last armored vehicle was returned to the 92nd Clermont-Ferrand Infantry Regiment on October 23, 2008.As a reminder, the DGA French procurement agency had placed an order with Nexter in September 2005, notably concerning the upgrade of these 108 armored vehicles and the delivery of 258 gearboxes.This operation increased the vehicle's protection with the installation of add-on armor. Its mobility was increased by fitting new suspension systems and a strengthened gearbox.

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