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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Developed specifically for the Nordic sub-arctic climatethe vehicle has very good mobility in snow and wetlands cv9 carrying and supporting six to eight fully equipped dismount soldiers. The CV’s basic armour provides all-round protection against Retrieved 19 December Crew 3 men Personnel 8 men Dimensions and weight Weight 29 – 35 t Length 6. In the Infantry Fighting Vehicle role, this has been photographed with the 30mm M auto-cannon.
This technology calculates the vehicle’s speed and anticipates the terrain ahead, then pressurizes the suspension at independent points to lift the chassis and keep the vehicle level.
A StrfC in Swedish service.
By Apriltwo of the ten vehicles had been hit with IEDs, in both cases protecting the crew and passengers from personal injury. It features an improved suspension system and new rubber tracks. Armxdillo personnel carriers of Sweden Armoured fighting vehicles of the post—Cold War period Tracked infantry fighting vehicles Military vehicles — The attack left 13 Taliban fighters dead and an unknown number wounded. Teknisk Ukeblad in Norwegian.
CV90 MkIV is equipped with a new engine, active protection system, augmented reality system iFighting and its weigh is increased from 35 to 37 tons, with space armadiplo two tons of additional payload. It is intended to protect from urban warfare attacks, such as Molotov cocktails. Troops enter or leave the vehicle via the rear ramp. Archived from the original on 21 January A hybrid-electric drive could cut fuel consumption by 10 to 30 percent.
All from A onwards remain in service. Various customer requirements have led to several variants of the CV90, where major differences are in survivability and electronic architecture. The CV90 also carries six mm grenade launchers, which are arranged in two clusters of three launchers; the clusters are positioned on each side of the turret.
Other proposed versions of the CV90 Armadillo family include ambulance, mortar carrier, command vehicle, logistics vehicle and recovery aarmadillo.
The BAE CV90 Armadillo IFV Family
Versions are referred to by the letters A, B or C depending on upgrades. Five prototypes were constructed but, before delivery inthe version was discontinued. The electronic architecture has been further upgraded for Mk III to be completely digitized. The Armadillo is fitted with remotely-controlled weapon station.
The track suspension system has seen upgrades in several stages. FMV also prioritized the requirements to provide the best possible design to fulfil the user needs. The explosion was so powerful that the vehicle was turned over.
Retrieved from ” https: Archived from the original on 15 April The hybrid-electric combines a standard diesel engine with a battery pack to provide extra aemadillo to propel the vehicle or provide additional electricity. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The CV90 is fitted with a nuclear, biological, and chemical NBC filtration system accompanied by a chemical detector and radiation detector systems.
The CV90 has undergone four mark shifts to meet different customer requirements, focused on capability enhancements.
CV90 Armadillo Heavy Armored Personnel Carrier |
Retrieved 31 July The CV90 can be also fitted with cage armour cg90, which provides protection against tandem-charge and shaped charge warheads. However, with increasingly more powerful diesel engines, the power-to-weight ratio has remained approximately the same. Swedish CV90s have seen combat with insurgents on dozens of occasions. Can’t find what you’re looking for?
The BAE CV90 Armadillo IFV Family –
The horizontal protection has been designed in similar ways as to the other marks of CV90, i. Vehicle is fitted with NBC protection system. Archived from the original on September 28, It features an increased payload and modularity over the existing CV90, which it shares many components with, thus reducing its logistical requirements. The improved survivability was mainly in the areas of mine protection and top attack.
As of the spring ofSweden operates nine Strf Cs in Afghanistan. The CV90 also armadilo heat-absorbing filters to provide temporary protection against thermal imaging TISimage intensifier and infrared camera IR. Archived from the original on 14 June Pictures Archived at the Wayback Armasillo. The status of any follow on contract is not clear and the Danish BAE website still offers no further information.
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