The CV90 Armadillo heavy armored personnel carrier was developed by BAE Systems. This armored vehicle was revealed in It is based on the proven. CV infantry fighting vehicle of the CV90 armoured combat vehicle family In July , BAE Systems unveiled a new variant of CV90, called Armadillo. The BAE CV90 Armadillo IFV Family brings extremely high levels of protection and flexibility in payload and battlefield utility to a new range of vehicles using.
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Crew 3 men Personnel 8 men Dimensions and weight Weight 29 – 35 t Length 6. Prototype was revealed in This armored vehicle is based on the proven CV90 infantry fighting vehicle.
However by the Armadillo received no production orders. This armored personnel carrier is well protected.
All-round protection zrmadillo against 25 mm armor-piercing projectiles. Vehicle is well protected against landmines and IED blasts.
Developers claim that it withstands mine blasts with explosive weight in excess of 10 kg. Vehicle is fitted with NBC protection system.
The BAE CV90 Armadillo IFV Family –
It also has external fire suppression equipment. It is intended to protect from urban warfare attacks, such as Molotov cocktails.
The Armadillo has a payload capacity of 9 t which can be used to increase protection to even higher levels. The Armadillo is fitted with remotely-controlled weapon station. It can be armed with 7.
The remotely-controlled weapon station can accommodate heavier weapons up to 35 mm caliber. Vehicle has a crew of three and provides seating for up to 8 fully-equipped armavillo.
Troops enter or leave the vehicle via the rear ramp. Vehicle is powered by Scania DI turbocharged diesel engine, developing hp.
Later a version of the Armadillo was revealed, fitted with a superstructure, which provides additional room for commander and troops, as well as additional space for equipment. This superstructure with mission compartment is modular. Its roof can be unbolted and different mission packages can be fitted. Armadollo proposed versions of cv990 CV90 Armadillo family include ambulance, mortar carrier, command vehicle, logistics vehicle and recovery vehicle.
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