Demand for Medium Tanks has been growing. At IDEX 2013 Belgian company CMI Defence and the South Korean Doosan DST jointly presented a new concept 120/105-mm medium tank. The machine is a combination of turret Cockerill XC-8 and K21 IFV tracked chassis of Doosan.
With a total weight of the system of about 25 tons, the concept offers advanced firepower guns caliber of 120mm or 105mm, combined with high operational flexibility and tactical mobility. Cockerill XC-8 is the concept of a light turret , which corresponds to the different requirements of the market, has wide flexibility and meets the requirements for medium tanks. In the turret XC-8 can be set the one of two version of. guns with low recoil force.