Government of Colombia has selected the Oshkosh Sandcat Plasan 4x4 armoured vehicle 2012123

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Defence News - Colombia

 
 
Thursday, December 20, 2012, 01:50 PM
 
Government of Colombia has selected the Oshkosh Sandcat Plasan 4x4 armoured vehicle.
The Government of Colombia has selected the Oshkosh Sandcat Plasan 4x4 armoured vehicle, as new model of MRAP (Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected) for its armed forces under a development of strategy plan called "Plan Meteoro".
     
The Government of Colombia has selected the Oshkosh Sandcat Plasan 4x4 armoured vehicle, as new model of MRAP (Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected) for its armed forces under a development of strategy plan called "Plan Meteoro".
Oshkosh SandCat 4x4 protected vehicle at DVD defence exhibition in United Kingdom
     

A total of 14 vehicle will be acquired for a total amount around $ 650,000.

The SandCat is a wheeled light protected multi-role vehicle designed and manufactured by the American Company Oshkosh.

Built on a commercial Ford 550 commercial chassis, the 9-ton Oshkosh SANDCAT protected vehicle is designed for potential mass production. The Oshkosh SandCat is a protected multirole vehicle built to offer high performance and payload capacities for challenging missions.

The SandCat is new concept of light multi-role protected vehicle, especialy designed to conduct urban operations and security missions with a totally new vehicle capability. This high-speed, higly-protected, highly-maneuverable vehicle can be specificaly designed for a wide variety of roles.

The SandCat can be reconfigured to fit a wide variety of missions: military, homeland defense, global war on terror, law enforcement and security, special operations, disaster aid and peace-keeping missions. All while meeting the rigorous demands needed for crew and vehicle protection, reliability, versatility, payload capacity and affordability.

 

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