KMW Floats New Tank Concept


German vehicle manufacturer KMW revealed its Amphibious Protected Vehicle Tracked (APVT) concept for the first time at Eurosatory 2018.
Shephard spoke with Heiner Oehlen, programme manager at KMW, about some of the unique features of the vehicle.
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) unveiled a concept demonstrator for its self-funded Amphibious Protected Vehicle Tracked (APVT) programme.
The first example is configured as an armoured personnel carrier (APC), which is operated by a two-person crew and carries eight dismounts.
The hull is of welded steel with additional buoyancy aids fitted to either side.
According to KMW, the APVT is 9.46 m long, 3.0 m wide, and 2.7 m tall with a gross vehicle weight of 30 tonnes. It carries a five-tonne payload capacity for the weapon station, ammunition, fuel, and crew.
To read more from Eurosatory 2018, visit: https://www.shephardmedia.com/

KMW Floats New Tank Concept

KMW Floats New Tank Concept

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