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VAB (Vehicule de l’Avant Blinde) Wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicle

Crew

12 (driver, commander and 10 fully equipped troops)

Maximum Height

1.35m

Floor Length

2.46m

Roof Length

2.82m

Overall Effective Volume

10m³

Rear Compartment Volume

6m³

Rear Operating Width

1.17m

Rear Operating Height

1.2m

4x4 Unladen Weight, in Running Order

9,300kg

4x4 Combat Weight (maximum options included)

13,600kg

6x6 Unladen Weight, in Running Order

10,500kg

6x6 (Maximum Options Included)

14,800kg

Amphibious Operations

Water jet propulsion system

Turbo-Diesel Engine

Renault MIDR 062045 intercooled

Engine Speed

2,100rpm

Maximum Output

300hp (219k)

Maximum Torque

1,200nm at 1,200rpm

Power-to-Maximum-Weight Ratio

21hp/t (6x6) 23hp/t (4x4)

Road Speed

110km/h

Minimum Speed

2.5km/h

Acceleration to 1,000m

54 seconds

Gradient

60%

Angle of Approach / Departure

45°

Side Slope

35%

Trench

1.5m

Step

0.65m

Speed on Water

8.5km/h
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