At SOFINS 2023, Arquus is proud to current its SABER in its Particular Forces configuration. This model of the Arquus Sabre, developed from the French Particular Forces PLFS, has been designed in cooperation with the Czech Technical-Navy Institute VTU to satisfy a particular Czech Military requirement. The SABER offered thus integrates communication techniques and weapon techniques that particularly meet these specs. Arquus has confirmed bases permitting the event of sturdy options tailored to the wants of Particular Forces. SOFINS 2023 is the biennial French Particular Forces exposition and convention organised by Cercle de l’Arbalète at Camp de Souge close to Bordeaux.

The Sabre is a member of Arquus’ particular forces and counter terrorism autos vary which additionally contains Areg, Torpedo and Patsas. The Sabre car relies on the design of Sherpa gentle tactical car. The stealthy and very cell platform can carry out operations behind the enemy strains and ship excessive mobility in excessive situations. The car has a size of 5.5m, width of two.5m, top of two.2m and gross car weight (GVW) of 11t. It has two seats on the entrance, gunner’s place within the center and two seats on the rear to deal with 5 crew members.


SABER Particular Forces Configuration. (Photograph by Arquus)

The Sabre particular forces car is provided with three 7.62mm gentle machine weapons, one 12.7mm machine gun on ring mount and anti-tank missiles. The car can be able to firing a number of engagements towards fastened or cell targets whereas on the transfer. It can be fitted with remote-controlled weapon techniques. MBDA carried out the primary firing of a medium-range missile (MMP) from Sabre car on the Canjuers army camp within the south of France, in December 2020. The firing was carried out towards a tank which was positioned 3,500m away by utilizing lock-on-before-launch mode, together with speedy switchover to fire-and-forget mode, making the car absolutely cell after firing.

The Sabre is powered by a 265hp engine coupled to an computerized gearbox. The facility-plant permits the car to maneuver at a velocity of 110km/h. The armoured car has a spread of 1,400km and might negotiate gradient and aspect slopes of 60% and 40% respectively. The armoured car presents ballistic safety in line with CEN 1063 and STANAG 4569 requirements. Its modular and scalable armour additionally protects the crew from mine and improvised explosive system (IED) assaults. The particular forces car can cross a trench of 0.9m vast and vertical impediment of 0.4m excessive, and might ford a most depth of 1m. It may be transported by each A400M and C-130 army transport plane.

SABER Special Forces Configuration.
SABER Particular Forces Configuration. (Photograph by Arquus)