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Index K21

A replacement for the South Korean K200-series infantry fighting vehicles, formerly designated as K300 or XK21 KNIFV (Korea Next-generation Infantry Fighting Vehicle), is currently called the K21. [1]

43 relations: Agency for Defense Development, Air burst, Anti-tank missile, Armour-piercing fin-stabilized discarding sabot, ASCOD, Autocannon, Automatic fire suppression, Battle command, Bionix AFV, BMP-3, Bradley Fighting Vehicle, Combat Vehicle 90, Dardo IFV, Diesel engine, Doosan Group, Hangul, Infantry fighting vehicle, K2 Black Panther, K200 KIFV, Laser guidance, Laser rangefinder, M2 Bradley, M60 machine gun, Proximity fuze, Puma (IFV), Reactive armour, Remote weapon station, Republic of Korea Army, Rolled homogeneous armour, S&T Dynamics, Self-sealing fuel tank, Shipunov 2A42, South Korea, South Korean won, Spike (missile), Tandem-charge, Tulpar (IFV), Warrior tracked armoured vehicle, WPB Anders, ZBD-04, 105 mm, 14.5×114mm, 2519 aluminium alloy.

Agency for Defense Development

Agency for Defense Development was established in August 1970 under the banner of the self-reliable defense.

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Air burst

An air burst is the detonation of an explosive device such as an anti-personnel artillery shell or a nuclear weapon in the air instead of on contact with the ground or target or a delayed armor-piercing explosion.

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Anti-tank missile

An anti-tank missile (ATM), anti-tank guided missile (ATGM), anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) or anti-armor guided weapon, is a guided missile primarily designed to hit and destroy heavily armored military vehicles.

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Armour-piercing fin-stabilized discarding sabot

Armour-piercing fin-stabilized discarding sabot (APFSDS) is a type of kinetic energy penetrator ammunition used to attack modern vehicle armour.

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The ASCOD (Austrian Spanish Cooperation Development) armoured fighting vehicle family is the product of a cooperation agreement between Austrian Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG (in 1998 the production of heavy armed vehicles was sold out under the name Steyr-Daimler-Puch Spezialfahrzeug, which is now the producer) and Spanish General Dynamics Santa Bárbara Sistemas (both companies are now divisions of a unit of General Dynamics).

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An autocannon or automatic cannon is a large, fully automatic, rapid-fire projectile weapon that fires armour-piercing or explosive shells, as opposed to the bullet fired by a machine gun.

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Automatic fire suppression

Automatic fire suppression systems control and extinguish fires without human intervention.

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Battle command

Battle command (BC) is the art and science of visualizing, describing, directing, and leading forces in operations against a hostile, thinking, and adaptive enemy.

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Bionix AFV

The Bionix (BX) is a family of tracked Singaporean armoured fighting vehicles developed by Singapore Technologies Kinetics (formerly Singapore Technologies Automotive, which is now known as Singapore Technologies Engineering).

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The BMP-3 is a Soviet infantry fighting vehicle, successor to the BMP-1 and BMP-2.

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Bradley Fighting Vehicle

The Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV) is a fighting vehicle platform of the United States manufactured by BAE Systems Land & Armaments, formerly United Defense.

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Combat Vehicle 90

The Combat Vehicle 90 (CV90; Sw. Stridsfordon 90, Strf90) is a family of Swedish tracked combat vehicles designed by FMV, Hägglunds (BAE Systems Hägglunds) and Bofors during the mid-1980s and early 1990s and entered service in Sweden in the mid-90s.

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Dardo IFV

The Dardo is an infantry fighting vehicle designed for the Italian Army as a replacement for the M113 APC.

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Diesel engine

The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).

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Doosan Group

Doosan Group is a South Korean conglomerate company.

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The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul (from Korean hangeul 한글), has been used to write the Korean language since its creation in the 15th century by Sejong the Great.

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Infantry fighting vehicle

An infantry fighting vehicle (IFV), also known as a mechanized infantry combat vehicle (MICV), is a type of armoured fighting vehicle used to carry infantry into battle and provide direct-fire support.

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K2 Black Panther

The K2 Black Panther (Hangul: K2 '흑표'; Hanja: K2 '黒豹') is a South Korean main battle tank that will replace most of the M48 Patton tanks and complement the K1 series of main battle tanks currently fielded by the Republic of Korea.

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The K200 KIFV (Korea Infantry Fighting Vehicle) is a South Korean infantry fighting vehicle, originally produced by Daewoo Heavy Industries as a domestic replacement for older armored personnel carriers, such as the M113, in front line service with the Republic of Korea Armed Forces at the time of the K200's development.

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Laser guidance

Laser guidance directs a robotic system to a target position by means of a laser beam.

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Laser rangefinder

A laser rangefinder is a rangefinder that uses a laser beam to determine the distance to an object.

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M2 Bradley

The M2 Bradley, or Bradley IFV, is an American infantry fighting vehicle that is a member of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle family.

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M60 machine gun

The M60, officially the United States Machine Gun, Caliber 7.62 mm, M60, is a family of American general-purpose machine guns firing 7.62×51mm NATO or modified 7.62×54mmR cartridges from a disintegrating belt of M13 links.

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Proximity fuze

A proximity fuze is a fuze that detonates an explosive device automatically when the distance to the target becomes smaller than a predetermined value.

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Puma (IFV)

The Puma is a German infantry fighting vehicle (Schützenpanzer or short SPz) designed to replace the aging Marder IFVs currently in service with the German Army.

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Reactive armour

Reactive armor is a type of vehicle armor that reacts in some way to the impact of a weapon to reduce the damage done to the vehicle being protected.

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Remote weapon station

A remote weapon station, also known as a remote weapon system, (RWS) is a remotely operated weaponized system often equipped with fire-control system for light and medium caliber weapons which can be installed on ground combat vehicle or sea and air-based combat platforms.

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Republic of Korea Army

The Republic of Korea Army (ROKA; 대한민국 육군; Hanja: 大韓民國 陸軍; Revised Romanization: Daehanminguk Yuk-gun), also known as the ROK Army, is the army of South Korea, responsible for ground-based warfare.

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Rolled homogeneous armour

Rolled homogeneous armour (RHA) is a type of armour made of a single steel composition hot-rolled to improve its material characteristics, as opposed to layered or cemented armour.

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S&T Dynamics

S&T Dynamics is a South Korean weapons, windpower, auto parts and casting and machine tools manufacturer founded in 1959.

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Self-sealing fuel tank

Used primarily in aviation, self-sealing is a technology—in wide use since World War II—that prevents fuel tanks or bladders from leaking fuel and igniting after being damaged by enemy fire.

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Shipunov 2A42

The Shipunov 2A42, is a Soviet/Russian 30 mm autocannon.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

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South Korean won

The won (원,; symbol: ₩; code: KRW) or the Korean Republic Won is the currency of South Korea.

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Spike (missile)

Spike is an Israeli fourth-generation man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile and anti-personnel missile with a tandem-charge HEAT warhead.

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A tandem-charge or dual-charge weapon is an explosive device or projectile that has two or more stages of detonation.

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Tulpar (IFV)

Tulpar is a Turkish heavy infantry fighting vehicle designed by the Sakarya-based automotive manufacturer Otokar.

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Warrior tracked armoured vehicle

The Warrior tracked vehicle family is a series of British armoured vehicles, originally developed to replace the older FV430 series of armoured vehicles.

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WPB Anders

The WPB Anders (Wielozadaniowa Platforma Bojowa Anders i.e. Anders Multirole Combat Platform) is a family of medium, tracked combat vehicles.

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The ZBD-04 or Type 04 (industrial designation WZ502) - Military-Today.com is a Chinese infantry fighting vehicle.

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105 mm

105 mm (4.1″) is a common and NATO-standard artillery and tank gun calibre.

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The 14.5×114mm (.57 Cal) is a heavy machine gun and anti-materiel rifle cartridge used by the Soviet Union, the former Warsaw Pact, modern Russia, and other countries.

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2519 aluminium alloy

AA 2519 is an aluminium alloy principally containing copper (5.3–6.4%) as an alloying element.

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K21 IFV, K300 NIFV, XK21.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K21

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