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PIRANHA III / LAV III Armoured Wheeled Vehicles

Length

6.5m

Width

2.6m

Height to Roof

2m

Unladen Kerb Weight

10.5t

Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight

14t

Typical Payload

3.5t

Engine Type

Detroit diesel 6V53t silver series

Power

205kW at 2,800rpm

Torque

850Nm at 1,600rpm

Transmission

Allison MT653 TC378 automatic

Gears

5 x forward, 1 x reverse

Transfer Case

2-speed, high and low range

(All at gross vehicle weight)

Road Speed

100km/hr

Speed in Water

10km/hr

Gradient

60%

Side Slope

35%

Vertical Obstacle

500mm

Trench Crossing

1,800mm

Range at 65km/hr to 80km/hr

1,000km

Ground Clearance

570mm

Turning Circle Radius

8.25m

Front Wheel Track

22m

Rear Wheel Track

22.25m

Approach Angle

43°

Departure Angle

43°

Axles

Drive to front 2 axles disengagable

Differentials

Manually locked differentials on all axles

Wheels and Tyres

335/80 R20 XZL

Run Flat Inserts

Hutchinson

Brakes

Jacobs engine brake, parking brake on transmission output

Steered Wheels

4 x front wheels on the 8x8

Steering Type Back-Up

Power assisted steering with manual

Steering Position

Left-hand drive

Electrical System

24V

Alternator

220A

Battery Capacity

100A-hours

Fuel Capacity

497l diesel

Vehicle Type

Wheeled armoured vehicle

Manufacturer

General Dynamics European Land Combat Systems

Operators

Australian Army, Canadian Army, Belgian Army, Danish Army, Spanish Army, Swedish Army, Swiss Army
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