SIBMAS is a Belgian infantry fighting vehicle engineered from the same prototype as the South African Ratel and intended primarily for export. In appearance the vehicle is also similar to the Chinese WZ523. The basic model is armed with a turret-mounted 90mm cannon and a co-axial 7.62mm machine gun fitted parallel with the main armament. Due to the ergonomic nature of its design, the vehicle's motor may be swapped in under thirty minutes and incorporates a number of commercially available components.
The SIBMAS ultimately failed to duplicate the export success of its Ratel counterpart and was only operated by the Malaysian Army, which continues to maintain a limited fleet in active service.