KAPLAN MT is Ready for Serial Production After Successfully Passing Challenging Qualification Tests of the Indonesian Army

The Medium Weight Class Tank KAPLAN MT, which FNSS developed in collaboration with the Indonesian PT Pindad, has successfully completed the qualification tests of the Indonesian Army

Date: Issue 85 - September 2018

KAPLAN MT has demonstrated to its user that it meets the requirements laid out at the beginning of the project and is ready to render services.

Qualification tests were performed in two groups; Durability Tests and Firing Tests. The Durability tests, which tested KAPLAN MT in the toughest conditions of Indonesia, were performed on the Island of Java on August 6-16. In the tests, a route covering different terrain and climate conditions was used in the western part of the island. The route started in Bandung; then continued in Cipali Tegal, Semarang, Sarangan, Jogjakarta, Kebumen, Subang, Parompong and finalized in Bandung again.