On July 21, the Lynx KF41 Infantry Combating Automobile (IFV) was not too long ago in Avlonas, Greece on request of the Hellenic Armed Forces. Throughout a car demonstration, the Lynx KF41 gave a formidable efficiency. Rheinmetall has provided to arrange a manufacturing line in Greece for Lynx KF41 armoured preventing automobiles if the Hellenic Military selects it as its alternative infantry preventing car for the now getting old M113s and BMP-1s. The supply additionally features a manufacturing line for upgrading the prevailing Leopard 2A4 fundamental battle tank of the Hellenic Military to the 2A7+ fundamental battle tank customary. Rheinmetall additionally has provided the availability of used Marder 1A3 tracked armored infantry preventing automobiles.
The Lynx is a German armoured preventing car developed by Rheinmetall Landsysteme (a part of Rheinmetall’s Automobile Methods division). In keeping with Rheinmetall, the Lynx household of tracked armoured automobiles is on the forefront of a brand new pattern in IFV design towards armoured automobiles with decrease unit and through-life prices and decreased complexity. One of many key ideas of the Lynx idea is the combination of confirmed sub-systems with a excessive expertise readiness stage to cut back growth time, value and technical threat. The KF41 variant was unveiled publicly on the Eurosatory defence exhibition on 12 June 2018.
The infantry preventing car variant of the KF41 (Kettenfahrzeug 41) variant fitted with the up to date Lance 2.0 turret, this having versatile mission pods fitted on the left and proper sides in order that a wide range of subsystems may be put in to supply the turret with specialist capabilities. Lance turret mounting a stabilized, externally powered, autocannon of 30 mm or 35 mm caliber, with airburst munition assist. This permits the Lynx to interact targets at ranges of as much as 3,000 meters, each when static and when on the transfer. Mounted coaxial to the suitable is the most recent Rheinmetall Machine Gun (RMG) 7.62 mm, which may hearth customary 7.62 × 51 mm NATO ammunition.
The KF41 has a most permissible gross car weight of as much as 50 tonnes. The Lynx is constructed round a sponson-shaped hull with a protracted, shallow glacis and angled stomach plate. The infantry preventing car can carry a crew of three plus eight passengers. The Lynx’s general design structure is standard, the entrance proper positioned powerpack consisting of a Liebherr D9612 diesel engine coupled to both an Allison X300 sequence 6F/1R or Renk HSWL 256 automated transmission. It’s powered by an 850 kW (1,140 hp) engine and has a high velocity of 70 km/h (43 mph). The KF41 is being provided to the Australian Military for the Land 400 program.