Bosvark SPAAG

Republic of South Africa (1991) Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun – ~36 Built “Bosvark” The African Bushpig The Bosvark takes its Afrikaans name from the African Bushpig, which is armed with an impressive set of tusks for digging up roots and to protect itself against predators. Like its namesake, the Bosvark self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG) evolved to…

Ystervark SPAAG

Republic of South Africa (1984) Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun – ~70 Built “Ystervark” The African Porcupine The Ystervark takes its Afrikaans name from the South African or ‘Cape’ porcupine. The world’s largest porcupines and an animal with a strong body and protected by an impressive array of spines to defend itself against predators a vehicle named…