Armoured Personnel Carrier Pandur II 8x8
The wheeled armoured personnel carrier Pandur II 8x8 is a product of the Steyr-Daimler-Puch Spezialfahrzeug GmbH, Austria. With the exception of first 17 pieces, the rest is being assembled by VOP 025 Novy Jicin in the Czech Republic.
The Czech military will be equipped with six versions of the Pandur APC - command, reconnaissance (in two modifications - with and without a radar), engineer and medicar versions.
The carrier can be equipped with:
Tower RAFAEL RCWS-30
Remote-controlled top weapons system. The primary weapon is ATK MK44 30mm, while a 7.62 mm machine gun is a secondary weapon.
Additional armaments: ATGM SPIKE, grenade thrower for smoke grenades.
Two-axis LOF tower stabilisator.
Fire controol and observation devices: day vision - coloured CCD camera, night vision - cooled thermal imagery device, laser gunsight, automatic target homing.
All modificatons of wheeled APC Pandur II are amphibious, thus capable of transport both on roads and water surfaces. The under-carriage of the vehicle has a flat bottom. All parts of driving system are covered and protected. The vehicle is equipped with ADM - Automatic Drivetrain Management.
Basic Tactical Technical Data
- Length: 7.50 m
- Height without superstructures (radar, weapons): 2.08 m
- Width: 2.67 m
- Weight: up to 20,000 kg
- Engine: 6 cylinder 455 HP/335 kW
- Max. speed: 105 KPH
- Operation range: 700 km
- Acceleration: 0 – 30 KPH - 6.5 sec
- 0 – 50 KPH - 14 sec
- Crew: 14
- Floating speed: 10 KMH
- Max. climbing: 70 %
- Fording: 1.5 m
December 30, 2011