Homepage » Armed Forces » Equipment » Ground Forces Equipment » Tanks & Armoured Vehicles

Tanks & Armoured Vehicles

11.3.2012 •Czech soldiers use this German-made vehicle in the NATO ISAF operation in Afghanistan.

Dingo 2 CZ at the training ground

29.3.2010 •The modernised tank is a battle, armoured, tracked vehicle with high cross-country manoeuverability. It is designed to destroy tanks and other armoured targets or enemy troops. It is equipped with a 125 mm cannon with a smooth barrel stabilised in two levels with a range of fire up to 8 rounds a minute with automated loading system.

29.3.2010 •This is a light combat amphibious tracked vehicle (known also under acronym BMP) with high manoeuvrability equipped with huge weaponry and armoured protection. Its capabilities increase the firepower and movement operations of mechanised units even if weapons of mass destruction were used.

9.2.2010 •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.

Pandur II 8x8

12.5.2005 •The medium T-72 tank is a battle tracked vehicle with high cross-country manoeuverability. It is designed to destroy tanks and other armoured targets or enemy troops. It is equipped with a 125 mm cannon with a smooth barrel having the range of fire of 4,500 meters. With the use of a 12.7mm anti-aircraft machine gun, it is possible to attack low-flying targets. A 7.62 mm machine gun is coaxial with the cannon. Systems capable of protecting the crew against the effects of mass destruction weapons are incorporated within the tank.

01_s.jpg

12.5.2005 •The medium tank T-55/54 is a combat track vehicle, originally of the Russian make. The system was developed and produced in series in former USSR since 1955. From 1964, this tank was produced in Poland under the licence, a year later the production was launched also in Czechoslovakia.

01_s.jpg

12.5.2005 •This system is designed for the transport of a squad of anti-aircraft gunners and is equipped with a portable anti-aircraft set. In some cases, it is replaced by a cross-country Land Rover vehicle.

01_s.jpg

12.5.2005 •This armoured wheeled amphibious carrier is a combat and transport vehicle used in mechanised, signal and special units. It was constructed in 1959 and jointly manufactured in Czechoslovakia and Poland, and was introduced into both of these armed forces in 1964. The carrier has been in use in many versions in terms of its weapons and additional equipment.

02_s.jpg

12.5.2005 •This is an improved version of the BVP type vehicle (international acronym: BMP). Another type of track is used together with a new design of running gear shock absorbers. It is designed to attack armoured targets including tanks, combat helicopters and manpower.

BMP-2

Page 1 from 2
1 2>