Malaysian has requested to modernize its fleet of ACV-300 a tracked AIFV (Armored Infantry Combating Car) which is used as APC (Armored Personnel Service) and IFV (Infantry Combating Car) within the Malaysian Military. It’s a growth of the ACV-15 developed by the Turkish protection firm FNSS Savunma Sistemleri. The Malaysian Military variant of the AIFV is named the ACV-300 Adnan and is a results of a collaboration between FNSS and DefTech. They’re nicknamed the Adnan after Adnan bin Saidi, a Malayan Lieutenant hero who fought within the Battle of Singapore throughout World Battle II.

FNSS developed the ACV-15 to satisfy the Turkish Land Forces Command’s (TLFC’s) operational requirement. The primary manufacturing autos have been delivered in 1992. FNSS Protection Methods’ newest growth is the Armored Fight Car New Technology which has a further roadwheel on either side. This will undertake a wider vary of battlefield missions because it has better inside quantity and load-carrying functionality. The car is absolutely amphibious, propelled within the water by its tracks. Commonplace tools consists of passive evening imaginative and prescient tools, an NBC (nuclear, organic, chemical) safety system, and smoke grenade launchers.


Malaysian Military ACV-300 Adnan mortar service (81 mm) system

ACV-300 Fitted with a 300 hp Detriot Diesel much like ACV-15, however with excessive energy. The Adnan includes a KVH TacNav navigation system incorporating GPS, LWD Avimo laser warning machine, Wegmann kind 76mm grenade launchers, NBC filtration system, and ANVVS-2 evening imaginative and prescient system. The ten variants are: Infantry combating car with one-person Sharpshooter turret armed with ATK Gun Methods Firm 25 mm M242 Chain Gun and seven.62 mm coaxial machine gun, Anti-tank with Pakistani Baktar Shikan ATGW system, Armoured personnel service, Command put up car, Mortar service, Restoration car, Fitters car, Alerts car and Cargo service

Malaysia ordered 267 ACV-15 in several variations in 2000, ultimate deliveries of the primary order for 211 ACV-300 Adnan autos have been made late in 2004. Of the 211 models it’s understood that 146 have been assembled in Turkey and the remaining in Malaysia by DEFTECH, a subsidiary of DRB-HICOM Berhad. It’s understood that a further order will likely be positioned for an extra batch of 66 autos, to equip a complete of three battalions. As of early 2008 no extra orders had been positioned by Malaysia. 12 ACV-300 a tracked armored infantry combating autos have been deployed towards Sulu militants within the 2013 Lahad Datu standoff.

Malaysian Army ACV-300 Adnan Anti-tank with Pakistani Baktar Shikan anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) system
Malaysian Military ACV-300 Adnan Anti-tank with Pakistani Baktar Shikan anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) system