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The French Jaguar has entered service

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The French army began to arm itself with new reconnaissance vehicles. Yesterday, January 21, the portal opex360.com He reported that the first 20 units of the Jaguar EBRC 6×6 were delivered to the troops.

The 1st African Cavalry Regiment (1er Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique) is armed with the first new type of combat vehicles. In January, 20 Jaguar EBRC 6×6 will be delivered, which will replace the AMX-10RCR wheeled tanks.

Jaguar EBRC 6×6 Tests

This year it is planned to deliver 18 more Jaguar EBRC 6×6 cars. According to plans, by 2030, 300 Jaguars will replace the ERC-90 Sagaie, VAB HOT and AMX-10RCR vehicles in service.

Jaguar belongs to the EBRC class (Engin Blinde de Reconnaissance) and is being developed as part of the Scorpion program. The French Defense Ministry calls Jaguar the most complex combat vehicle from the Scorpion program. The Jaguar is equipped with a new 40 CTAS 40 mm automatic cannon using telescopic projectiles (the projectile is sunk into the sleeve and is located inside the powder charge). Jaguar is also armed with an MMP ATGM and a remote-controlled combat module with a 7.62 mm machine gun. The crew consists of three people.

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