Thailand Unveils “Black Widow Spider” 8×8

According to Defense,  Thai Defense Technology Institute (DTI)  showcased the “Black Widow Spider” 8×8 APC that is to be built in Thailand at the Defense and Security 2015 exhibition.  The 8×8 vehicle was  developed by Thai researchers from the DTI, the National Metal and Materials Technology Centre and private organisations with expertise in automotive safety.  The article notes that the Black Widow Spider meets the same specifications as those made for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.  The DTI’s Black Widow Spider is reported to be amphibious, can carry 12 people and is equipped with a 30mm cannon.

Below is a Thai Language video with some nice footage of the Black Widow Spider.

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