Developed from the 76 mm turret installed on the Rooikat
, the Denel LMT-015 is armed with the company GT-7 gun that uses the same barrel as the L7 coupled to a long recoil system that allows to reduce recoil forces.
Griswold, indigenous forest (CASC); 1 [male] same locality, Rooikat
Ravine, 33[degrees]59.629'S:18[degrees]25.193'E, 23.v.2008, C.
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.
Several handgun prototypes were made by local industries, such as the "Mamba," a high-capacity 9mm double-action stainless steel auto pistol similar in operation to the S&W Model 59, and the "Rooikat
" or "Lynx" series of .357 Magnum revolvers.
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.
Smaller wildcat species, especially the caracal (felis caracal, called a lynx or rooikat
), frequently attacked farm animals near to their lairs, but were relatively successful in secreting themselves in habitats similar to the leopard's and remained a problem for stock farmers.
Karoo garden on hot N slope (NMSA); 1 [male] 2 [female] Robertson [33[degrees]48'S:19[degrees]53'E], 25.x.1942, Anderssen (NMSA); 2 [male] 1 [female] Oudtshoorn district, Moeras River Farm (209), 33[degrees]48'S:22[degrees]03'E, ix.2007, Davies, 525 m, dry Karoo scrub with flowers (NMSA); 1 [female] Algoa Bay [33[degrees]50'S:25[degrees]50'E], 27.xi.1895, Brauns (ZSMC); 2 [male] 1 [female] P [Port] Elizabeth, Swartkops [33[degrees]52'S:25[degrees]36'E], 21.xii.1922, Brauns (NMSA); 1 [male] 2 [female] Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve, 33[degrees]54'55"S:19[degrees]53'37"E, 20.x.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.