According to Shilao this particular model of VN20 was designed to very specific customer requirements. The customer want:A model of the VN20 from IDEX 2023. It has a different turret, with what appears to be a 100mm gun and a 30mm auto-cannon. Also note the new optical turret. Might it have some kind of laser countermeasure built in?
- excellent all round protection, the customer want to minimize casualty in combat
- easy getting in/out with a big rear door, none of that
- the customer however loves BMP-3's turret with 100mm gun plus autocannon and want that kept
- periscope sights in the back for all passengers
- loads of remote operated machine guns, including one in the back
- giant size of the vehicle not an issue