Taiwan’s CM-34 armoured vehicle manoeuvres during a demonstration inside a military testing facility in Nantou county, central Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan’s CM-34 armoured vehicle manoeuvres during a demonstration inside a military testing facility in Nantou county, central Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Taiwan shows off its latest armoured vehicle, the CM-34 Clouded Leopard, as part of home-grown defence

  • Eight-wheeled CM-34 is armed with the Mk44 Bushmaster 30mm chain gun, made by Northrop Grumman and has an effective firing range of 3km
  • President Tsai Ing-wen has been pushing for a greater emphasis on Taiwanese-designed and made armaments

Taiwan’s CM-34 armoured vehicle manoeuvres during a demonstration inside a military testing facility in Nantou county, central Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan’s CM-34 armoured vehicle manoeuvres during a demonstration inside a military testing facility in Nantou county, central Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
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