Shrek Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) vehicle is a EOD variant of the Shrek Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) armoured vehicle. It was designed and developed by Streit Group, was showcased at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) held in UAE in February 2015.
The Shrek EOD vehicle can be used in peace-keeping, first aid response, border patrol, and counter terrorism missions. The Shrek MRAP series also includes armoured personnel carrier (APC) and ambulance version.
Design and features of Shrek EOD vehicle
A multi-purpose mine-resistant ambush protected (MRAP) 4×4 armoured personnel carrier (APC) designed and manufactured by Streit Group.
Shrek EOD is designed for the safe transportation of EOD teams in battlefields and other hostile environments. It can defuse bombs and explosives such as roadside improvised explosive devices (IEDs). It features a V-shaped, armoured hull made of certified ballistic steel and the hull can resist external ballistic threats from any angle.
The vehicle accommodates five people, comprising three operators and two crew members. Its multilayer glass windows incorporate bullet-resistant, transparent armour and polycarbonate inner level. The vehicle comes in white colour with black matte painted letters of UN on sides, rear, front and roof top.
The vehicle is installed with an external articulated arm operated console, PVC arm cover, and a crane manipulator. The bomb arm has a working reach of 6m and lift capability of approximately 200kg. It can also be attached with digging fork, a surface roller, a crust breaker, and a grab hand to lift suspicious objects.
A remote-controlled closed circuit camera fitted on the arm provides the operator with a view of its end area. The arm is also fitted with a double barrel water disruptor with lateral motorised movement and a focus camera.
The vehicle includes a tool box with a hydraulic jack and all necessary items for routine repair and maintenance as well as a wheel brace and other tools for replacing a punctured tire in the field.
The vehicle integrates a heavy-duty airconditioning system, allowing missions in tropic environment conditions. It also fitted with a winch mounted on the front, two spare wheels, VHF and HF radio system, and two fire extinguishers.
Two 12V power connectors at the front and four 12V power connectors at the rear of the vehicle. The connectors can power telephones, GPS and other devices fitted with standard 12V power adapters. It also includes an inverter or power supply of 220V AC for charging four laptops or telephones or similar devices. Power points are fitted at rear of the vehicle.
The vehicle also comes with a front and rear-mounted Nato rotating hitch, vehicle self-recovery kit, full operator and maintenance, and spare parts manuals.
The armoured vehicle has a length of 7.78m, width of 2.63m, and a height of 3.14m. The kerb weight of the vehicle is 16,000kg.
Shrek EOD self-protection
The Shrek mine interrogation vehicle offers STANAG 4569 Level 2 ballistic protection. It can withstand the explosion of one TM-57 landmine or 7kg TNT directly under hull, and a blast force of two TM-57 landmines or 14kg TNT under any wheel.
The Shrek EOD vehicle is powered by a YAMZ-238D engine, which develops 243kW (330hp) of power. The EURO-0 emission standard four-stoke diesel engine is coupled with nine-speed manual transmission system and a 9JS150TA-B gearbox.
The vehicle’s gear box and clutch were supplied respectively by China-based Fast Gear Company and German company, Zehnrad Fabrik. The vehicle has a maximum range of 600km.
The suspension and brake systems of the vehicle are upgraded to support the full armour weight. The wheels are fitted with 445.65 R22.5 XLZ Michelin tyres integrating built-in run-flats and bead lock systems.
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