Types of Armoured Carriers

Types of Armoured Carriers

Qualities of the following types of vehicles reflected the needs and requirements of the Czech military:


Type: Pandur II 8x8

Pandur II 8x8

Manufacturer: Steyr-Daimler-Puch Spezialfahrzeug (SDPS) - Austria

Length: 6.57 - 7.68 m

Width: 2.67 m

Height: 2.06 m (depending upon version)

Engine: 6-cylinder diesel with output of 298 kW

Crew: 12 - 14 (combat version)

Weapons: up to caliber of 105 mm

Maximum road speed: 100 - 105 kph

Weight: 12 - 15 tons

Operation range: 600 km 

 

Type: Piranha III 8x8

Piranha III 8x8

Manufacturer: Mowag - Switzerland

Length: 6.93 m

Width: 2.66 m

Height: 2.17 m

Engine: MTU 6V183 TE 22, output 260 - 331 kW

Crew: 9 (3 + 6)

Weapons: cannon of caliber 25 mm, machine gun of caliber 7.62 mm

Maximum road speed: 100 kph

Weight: 12.9 tons

Operation range: 500-800 km 

 

Type: Patria AMV 8x8

Patria AMV 8x8

Manufacturer: Patria Industries - Finland

Length: 7.3 m

Width: 2.9 m

Height: 2.3 m

Engine: Scania DI 12 with output of 294 or 360 kW

Crew: 12 (2 + 10)

Weapons: up to caliber of 105 mm

Maximum road speed: 105 kph

Weight: 14 - 16 tons (depending upon version)

Operation range: 800 km