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Ladakh Trials of the #DRDO-TATA WhAP (Wheeled Armoured Platform).


TASL's WhAP 8x8 (Wheeled Armoured Platform) conducted successful trials in Ladakh. WhAP is India’s First Amphibious Infantry Combat Vehicle (Wheeled), designed for optimized survivability, all-terrain performance, and increased lethality.
 

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Fitting tribute to the PT 76 which had an illustrious service with IA.
PT 76 played a significant role in our wars, especially the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War where PT76s aided by superior tactics defeated much powerful Chaffee tanks of Pakistan Army despite being outnumbered.

The amphibious capability of PT 76 was put to good use in ferrying troops and supplies across canals and rivers during the war.

Notably, a Vietnamese PT 76 was the first casualty of TOW missile, first ever combat kill of any ATGM in the world.
 

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How good is the armor? It is a big hulking piece that anybody can pick out from miles away. It would be an easy target for ATGMS, rpgs, etc.
The vehicle has been designed to provide protection against land mines, meeting level III, STANAG 4569. The hull configuration evolved follows a 'V’-type bottom with double configuration consisting of an inner panel and bottom panel. The bottom panel is designed to deflect the blast energy and get deformed to minimize the blast effects
It's an APC designed to survive small arms fire. All the APCs in the world can very well be taken out by an ATGM.
 

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