rooikat


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rooikat

(ˈrɔɪˌkæt)
n
(Animals) a South African lynx, Felis caracal
[Afrikaans rooi red + kat cat]
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Among the animals in the reserve are bontebok, duiker, grysbok, steenbok, African wild cat, genet and rooikat or caracal.
Installed for trial purposeson a Rooikat chassis as well as on an ASCOD tracked chassis, it hasn't yet scored any orders.
Hy "lees die nag se storie: die vlegwerk van die voelpootjies, die jakkals se ononderbroke draf, die rooikat se blomspore", hy buk af en "gaan luister al met die blomknoppe af" (73, 74).
On display were G5 and G6 howitzers; the Valkiri multiple rocket system; the Ratel infantry fighting vehicle; Rooikat armoured car; the Olifant tank; (10) and the Buffel mine-resistant troop carrier.
Sub-Saharan Africa also has about 1000 light tanks of which the Alvis Scorpion (UK), the Giat AMX (French) and the Cadillac Gage V-150 (US) as well as the OMC Reumech Rooikat (South African) are the latest; Russian T34, and Chinese Type 62 are of an older generation.
The work is underway on R4 upgrades as part of the African Warrior programme, but other equipment has been upgraded including the Rooikat armoured vehicle.
2005, Londt, 234 m, dry succulent rocky hillside, Rooikat trail (NMSA); 2 [male] 1 [female] French Hoek [Franschhoek, 33[degrees]55'S:19[degrees]07'E] 40 mi [c.
Ascod, a joint venture of Steyr and Santa Barbara Sistemas (also now part of General Dynamics), has demonstrated no fewer than three 105 mm turrets on the Ascod infantry fighting vehicle: the Oto Melara 105LRF turret, the Denel LMT-105 turret developed for the South African Army's Rooikat 8 x 8 as well as the General Dynamics LPT.
Reutech has its own armoured fighting vehicle - the Rooikat - and it has gradually upgraded and just about replaced everything from the engine, the suspension, the armour, the turret and the gun on South Africa's old British Centurion MBTs, creating out of this the all-new Olifant Mk1B MBT.
The South African GT-7, which is offered in the Rooikat 4 x 4 reconnaissance vehicle, features a different approach: a hydro-pneumatic recuperator with a liquid accumulator and a barrel sleeve of different diameters on either side of the recoil piston.
It particularly wants to gain a niche market for itself in selling the Rooivalk helicopter, its G5/G6 mobile heavy artillery, battlefield communications systems and variants of its tried and tested armoured fighting and infantry combat vehicles, such as the Rooikat.