The Patria AMV (Armored Modular Vehicle) is an 8×8 multi-role military vehicle produced by the Finnish defence industry company Patria. The main feature of the AMV is its modular design, which allows the incorporation of different turrets, weapons, sensors, or communications systems on the same carriage. In June 2014 Patria announced the name for its next generation 8×8 armoured vehicles, Patria AMVXP, which stands for Extra Payload, Extra Performance and Extra Protection. Patria AMVXP provides the performance and features of a multi-role vehicle. AMVXP is perfect for any operation in any environment where you need the best mobility, survivability and fire power. We offer large scale of AMVXP variants to meet the specific needs of our customers worldwide from hot deserts to arctic conditions.
Patria AMVXP armoured wheeled vehicle as an APC variant integrated with Kongsberg PROTECTOR Dual RWS equipped with 12.7 mm HMG and Javelin AT missile. The vehicle offers modular ballistic, mine and IED-protection system according to customers’ requirements. It also has the readiness for future protection technologies as well as future soldier equipment. Features of the vehicle’s mission system include double weapon system controls for Commander and Gunner. It also has new Commander’s and Gunner’s stations with full 360° periscope view and roof hatches. The vehicle offers space for a crew of three persons and eight dismounting soldiers. The vehicle is equipped with Savox IMP intercom, Metravib PILAR V sniper detection system, day/night 360° (TI) camera system for the crew and Flir / Proxy Dynamics PD-100 Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System (nano-UAV).
The Protector Remote Weapon Station is a remotely controlled weapons station (RWS) that can be mounted to vehicles and stationary platforms. It has been in full scale production since December 2001. It is manufactured by Kongsberg Defence Systems of Norway and Thales Group of France. Protector Dual RWS is an extension of the existing RWS family that includes the use of two weapons. This innovative system also provides a dual user functionality (Gunner / Commander). The coaxial weapon is mounted on the same axis as the main gun, the system automatically compensates for the parallel axis between the sights and the axis. Switching between weapons is intuitive and happens by simply pushing a button depending on mission need.