What weapon system can be fitted on the Patria AMV?
120mm AMOS mortar system
“The twin 120mm AMOS mortar system can be fitted to the Patria AMV.” The vehicle was required in five variants – command, mortar, missile, section and fire support. The missile variant is armed with the Denel Dynamics Ingwe anti-armour missile.
Is the Patria AMV amphibious?
Patria AMV28A is the latest member of the AMV family of wheeled armoured vehicles. The vehicle is armed with a 12.7mm machine gun and a Javelin anti-tank missile launcher. Image courtesy of Patria. Patria AMV28A has an amphibious speed of up to 10km/h.
How much does a boxer APC cost?
The wheeled fighting vehicles carry a price tag of €654 million (US $709 million), including 19 percent VAT, parliamentary sources confirmed.
What is the best APC?
The Boxer APC version is one of the world’s best armoured personnel carriers produced by ARTEC, a joint venture between Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Rheinmetall. Primarily operated by German Army, the Boxer APC can safely transport 11 occupants, including three crew and eight infantrymen.
What kind of Cannon does a Patria AMV have?
The vehicle was initially designed in 6×6, 8×8 and 10×10 variants, but the 10×10 variant was later dropped. A South African Badger tank destroyer variant along with a 30mm x 173 cannon and a 60mm mortar that can be mounted in a modular combat turret.
Who is the manufacturer of the Patria AMV?
The Patria AMV (armoured modular vehicle) was developed by the Finnish company Patria Vehicles in close cooperation with the Finnish Defence Forces. The Patria AMV is in serial production and more than 1,400 vehicles have been ordered.
How big is the turret on a Patria AMV?
The vehicle weighs between 14t and 24t according to the armour and weapons systems, ammunition and crew. The Patria AMV 8×8 APC version is fitted with the Patria PML 127 OWS turret for a 12.7mm heavy machine gun. The PML 127 OWS turret has electro-hydraulic drives with 360° traverse and -8° to 48° elevation.
How big is a Patria armoured modular vehicle?
The vehicle is fitted with modular ballistic protection to the customer specification up to a protection level against 30mm armour piercing APFSDS rounds. The maximum internal volume of the 8×8 AMV vehicle is 13m³, the combat weight up to 25t and the payload 10t.