VILKAS Infantry Fighting Vehicle

VILKAS Infantry Fighting Vehicle

The VILKAS Infantry Fighting Vehicle (Wolf) is the latest acquisition of the Lithuanian Land Force. During August 2016, Lithuania officially purchased 88 Artec Boxer’s (Drive Modules & IFV Mission Modules) as used by NATO Allies, Germany and the Netherlands. In addition, 88 Samson Mk2 Weapon Stations were ordered by Lithuania for their new Boxers, from Israeli Defence company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. Rafael will be working as a sub-contractor for […]

Rheinmetall Boxer IFV with Lancer Turret

Rheinmetall Boxer IFV

The Rheinmetall Boxer IFV (Infantry Fighting Vehicle) is a member of the 8×8 wheeled, Artec Boxer Family. Continuing with the Artec Boxers modular concept, the Boxer IFV has been fitted with x4 modular turrets. Though not in service with the armies of Germany and the Netherlands, Lithuanian purchased 88 vehicles in August 2016. The Boxer IFV is also being trialled in Australia for the Project Land 400, a program that […]

Artec Boxer APC

Artec Boxer

The Artec Boxer is a modular 8×8 Fighting-Vehicle in service with the Dutch, German and Lithuanian Armies. The Boxer has a unique “Mission Module” capability. The basic vehicle (refered to as “Drive Module”) is the chassis with the forward section containing the engine and Drivers Compartment. Traditionally refered to as family variants, there are x9 Mission Modules available for the Boxer, which can be installed or removed from the Drive […]

Patria AMV35

Patria AMV35

The Patria AMV35 is a hybrid vehicle consisting of “off the shelve components”, namely the Patria AMV 8×8 hull and BAE Systems-Hägglunds CV9035 Turret. On the 28th of July 2016,  BAE Systems-Hägglunds announced that the AMV35 is 1 of 2 vehicles selected to take part in the 12-month Risk Mitigation Activity for the Australian Army’s Land 400 Phase 2 combat reconnaissance vehicle program. Patria AMV35 History Land 400 is a […]

Patria AMV28A

Patria AMV28A

The Patria AMV28A is the latest version of the highly successful Finnish AMV family. Unveiled for IDEX 2017, this new model appears to be developed for amphibious landing operations. It also features the well armed Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace Remote Weapon Station, the PROTECTOR MCT-30 (Protector Medium Caliber Turret). Patria AMV28A Features The AMV28A is based on the standard AMV hull, but features an extended hull for larger size IFV […]

Badger Infantry Combat Vehicle

Badger Infantry Combat Vehicle

The South African Badger Infantry Combat Vehicle, is a licence built version of the Finnish 8×8 wheeled Patria AMV and features the AMICT Modular Turret. It is being manufactured by South African Company Denel Land Systems as a replacement to the long serving Ratel 6×6 Combat Vehicle. Denel have completed extensive modifications to the AMV design, customizing it for South Africa’s unique conditions. This has included additional protection against land […]

HAVOC MPC 8x8 Fighting Vehicle

HAVOC MPC

The HAVOC MPC is a former 8×8 wheeled Fighting Vehicle developed by Finnish Company Patria and US Company Lockheed Martin as a joint project. Based on the Patria AMV and incorporating Lockheed Martin technology, the HAVOC was developed as a joint project for the USMC “Marine Personnel Carrier” (MPC) program. Both companies have withdrawn from the joint project and the HAVOC is no longer offered. HAVOC MPC Development The US […]

Polish Rosomak

KTO Rosomak

KTO Rosomak Description The KTO Rosomak is the Polish designation for the Finnish Patria AMV 8×8 Combat Vehicle. The KTO Rosmak is built under licence in Poland by WZM S.A. and has received a number of modifications to meet the needs of the Polish Army. KTO is an abbreviation for Kołowy Transporter Opancerzony, which is Polish for “Wheeled Armored Vehicle” and Rosomak means “Wolverine”. First orders for the vehicle was placed […]

Patria AMV XP

Patria AMV XP

The Patria AMV XP is the success to the original Patria AMV and was first unveiled to the public at DSEI-exhibition in the autumn of 2013. The abbreviation XP stands for Extra Payload. Retaining its modular concept, the vehicle has an enlarged spacious interior and a higher payload carrying capability allowing the simultaneous integration of weapon systems, protection and crew equipment. Patria AMV XP’s electrical power generation is measured to […]

Patria AMV Fitted with CMI Defence CT-CV 105HP Turret image 1

Patria AMV CT-CV 105HP Turret

Patria AMV CT-CV 105HP Turret Description Patria AMV CT-CV 105HP Turret is a hybrid of the Finnish 8×8 wheeled Patria AMV Armoured Modular Vehicle equipped with The Belgium Cockerill CT-CV 105HP 2 man turret. There are currently no operators of this hybrid vehicle. Patria AMV Patria AMV Armored Modular Vehicle has been developed to provide modularity in turret systems. It’s in service with 7 countries and manufactured in 4. It […]