South Korea showcases the K3 next-generation tank concept – Arab Defense News

كوريا الجنوبية تعرض مفهوم الدبابة من الجيل التالي K3

South Korea showcases its next-generation K3 tank concept

Company offered Hyundai Rotem South Korea has developed a concept for its next-generation tank with several high-tech solutions.

And it depends Main battle tank The new one, called the K3, is on a modular platform with a crew cab in front and a power pack in the rear.

The low silhouette of the tank with reduced visibility in the radar and infrared ranges makes the new K3 almost invisible to the enemy. Meanwhile, anti-tank missiles will haveweapon systems the other with stealth capabilities thanks to in-tower integration.

The hull will be equipped with a modular armor system made of steel, ceramic and composite materials.

Innovative characteristics of the tank

South Korea showcases its next-generation K3 tank concept
South Korea showcases its next-generation K3 tank concept

Among its innovative characteristics is its uninhabited turret, which includes a remote-controlled 130 mm smoothbore main gun. With fully automated loading, it requires as few as three crew members.

There is a driver, gunner and commander the tank The crew compartment is housed in an armored capsule at the front of the hull. Isolated from the automatic loader as well as the ammunition store in the middle of the tank.

The K3 will have a combat weight of 55 tons and will be operated by engine Diesel, which allows the tank to reach a maximum speed on the road. It has a speed of 70 km/h and 50 km/h in off-road conditions with a maximum cruising range of 500 km.

The South Korean army asked to develop tank K3 to the Joint Chiefs of Staff because the K2 Black Panther. And it has already become at its maximum potential, and it is approved. The first prototype is scheduled to be seen in 2030.

Hyundai Rotem Corporation

South Korea showcases its next-generation K3 tank concept
South Korea showcases its next-generation K3 tank concept

Hyundai Rotem Hi a company Universal Heavy Industries specializes in manufacturing rolling stock and vehiclesmilitary equipment and factory engineering.

It is capable of producing all kinds of rolling stock, including electric multiple units (EMUs) and high-speed trains. motor locomotives, wireless trams, and magnetic levitation (maglev) trains.

In addition, it is ushering in a new era of environmentally friendly hydrogen fuel by developing fuel cell trains hydrogen. Together with hydrogen infrastructure and hydrogen markets.

Moreover, it has been proven Industrial robot technology Wearables that help field workers are game-changing in locations such as Lines. Automotive production and steel mills.

Hyundai Rotem also contributes to national security by developing systems Smart weapons. Uninhabited along with tanks and other types of armored vehicles.

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