Excalibur Army Details Its Patriot II 4×4 Protected Mobility Vehicle
Excalibur Military revealed new video about its Patriot II 4×4 protected mobility automobile. The Patriot II was developed as a collaboration between H Cegielski-Pozna? SA and Tatra Defence Automobiles. It was first publicly displayed at IDET 2019 and is an upgraded variant of the Patriot 4×4 Medium Armoured Tactical Multi-Mission Automobile that was initially proven at MSPO 2017 beneath the title ‘Husar 4×4’. PATRIOT may be produced as a multi-purpose tactical automobile in configurations appropriate for artillery assist, basic army reconnaissance, command and workers, chemical medevac and different. The PATRIOT II is a improvement of the primary era of PATRIOT automobile that was produced in 2018. Incorporating a number of new options, particularly a chronic cabin with extra space for troops and tools.
The 4×4 Protected Mobility Automobile is a protected mobility automobile that may carry eight personnel – driver, commander, and 6 dismounts – though the producer stated different automobile configurations are attainable. It’s primarily based upon the Tatra Power 4×4 chassis, composed of a central spine tube and unbiased swinging air-suspended half-axles. This association avoids extra bending stresses on the chassis and improves tyre-to-ground contact. The automobile employs a 4×4 chassis utilizing the distinctive TATRA Idea – a central spine tube and swinging half-axles, which options excellent driving capabilities, primarily off-road mobility, and fixed payload capability unbiased on the character of working situations (paved roads – off highway situations). The air suspension system makes it attainable for the motive force to extend the clearance by 70 mm or decrease the max top by 100 mm on the go.
The PATRIOT automobiles have been designed as a medium-class armored wheeled fight automobiles with distant managed weapon station geared up with gun mounts, carrying probably as much as 20 mm RCWS, 7.62, 12.7 or 14.5 mm calibre machine weapons, computerized grenade launchers, and anti-tank weapon programs. Because of versatile platform automobiles mission kits may be modified as per buyer requests. Because of A/C and NBC filtration system there’s a excessive stage of consolation and security for crew. The cabin and the engine are additionally geared up by fire-extinguishing system and self-cooled system. Armored hull for the crew relies on a confirmed answer referred to as „Kitted Hull Idea“ and has been designed and examined to face up to ballistic menace equal to Stage 2, 3 or 4 and mine menace at Stage 2a/2b or 3a/3b (non-obligatory stage) in keeping with STANAG 4569.
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