Canada’s Roshel showcased a mine-resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) variant of the Senator smart armoured vehicle at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) 2023 annual conference in Washington, DC, held on 9–11 October. The MRAP has successfully passed STANAG 4569 AEP 55 level 2 and level 2a/2b ballistic and blast tests conducted by the NATO certified US-based independent laboratory. The Senator MRAP incorporates Roshel’s extensive experience in armored vehicles manufacturing and offers unparalleled levels of protection, mobility and versatility. It is designed to withstand calibers up to 7.62×39mm API BZ at 30 meters with 695 m/s as well as 6 kg (explosive mass) blast AT Mine activated under any wheel and under center. With its innovative V-shaped hull, the Senator MRAP maximizes crew survivability by deflecting blasts away from the cabin and dissipating explosive energy. All utilized materials have been tested by internationally-recognized North American and European laboratories to meet ballistic protection standards.
Roshel equips its vehicles with advanced security solutions to provide first responders with an ability to accomplish their mission in a safe and efficient way. This much-anticipated addition to Roshel’s lineup of tactical vehicles demonstrates the company’s commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions for modern defense and security challenges. The vehicle’s customizable layout and advanced engineering provide an ergonomic and adaptable workspace, ensuring optimal performance and operational efficiency. The MRAP is offered in various configurations (including but not limited to counter UAV, medical evacuation, command and control (C2) providing a reliable and adaptable solution tailored to the unique demands of each mission. The Roshel Senator has been tested by the National Research Council Canada, the leading Government research facility, to confirm its static rollover threshold and roll response characteristics. The vehicle demonstrated the best-in-class side slope performance by consistently reaching 39-degree mark on both sides.