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RG35 4x4 RPU Mine protected armoured vehicle
 
 
 
RG35 4x4 RPU mine protected tactical armoured vehicle technical data sheet specifications description information intelligence pictures photos images identification South Africa African defence industry military technology BAE Systems
 
Description
The RG35 RPU is a wheeled multi-mission mine protected tactical armoured vehicle developed and manufactured by the South African Defence Company BAE Systems. The BAE Systems business in South Africa has developed a purpose built RG35 RPU vehicle that delivers the crucial balance between firepower, proven survivability and tactical mobility troops currently need and will require in the future. RG35 RPU is based on an open architecture built for multiple missions. The RG35 RPU is a modern, yet ruggedly dependable tactical 4X4 wheeled vehicle that is truly purpose built for multiple missions. The RG35 is an open architecture fit for many applications and is currently being adapted to suit the Canadian Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) program. As the business moves forward submitting its formal proposal with the proven hardware in response to the TAPV RFP, the team has coined the tagline “mission complete” to succinctly and simply describe the RG35 RPU’s value proposition.
 
Variants
The RG35 4x4 RPU can be modified to transport cargo, conduct routine patrols or be outfitted with cameras and other electronic for surveillance missions.
 
Technical Data
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Armament
The RG35 4x4 RPU can be equipped with light and medium turrets, as well as direct and indirect-fire weapons, it can power its way through the toughest terrain, taking troops to wherever the mission is.
Design & Protection
The RG35 4x4 RPU combines the high levels of survivability of the RG31 Mine Protected Vehicle with much of the tactical capability of a modern combat vehicle. The RG35 4x4 RPU protection is based on an unique armour protected capsule, which provides high protection against mine blasts, road side bombs and gunfire.
Mobility
The RG35 RPU is based on a 4x4 chassis. The vehicle is motorized with an ISL Cummin engine coupled to a ZF 6HP602 transmission with 6 atomtic speed. The RG35 4x4 RPU can run at a maximum road speed of 90 km/h.
Accessories
The driver sits at the front of the vehicle on the centre and has large bulletproof window at the front and one smaller to each side, a single-piece hatch which opens to the rera is mounted on the roof. The troop compartment is at the rear of the vehicle. The soldiers enter an leave the RG35 4x4 RPU via a single large rear door, which opens to the right, a small window is fitted on the upper part. A spare wheel is mounted on the right side of the hull. the RG35 4x4 RPU measures approximately 5.2 meters in length, 2.6 meters in width, and 2.5 meters in height, with a ground clearance of 414 millimeters. The RG35 RGU’s gross vehicle mass is 21,000kg and seats driver plus 9 crew members.
 
Specifications
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Armament
Remote controlled weapon station armed with weapons up to 20 mm in calibre for the basic version.
Country users
Evaluation version
Designer Company
BAE Systems
Accessories
Crew and engine fire suppression systems, battery monitoring, starter generator.
Crew
1 + 9 soldiers
Armor
Mine Blast STANAG 4569 Level 4 and Ballistic protection
Weight
12,100 kg
Speed
90 km/h on road
Range
? km on road
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Dimensions with turret
Length, 5,27 m; Width, 2,69 m; Height, 2,55 m
 
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RG35 4x4 RPU mine protected tactical armoured vehicle technical data sheet specifications description information intelligence pictures photos images identification South Africa African defence industry military technology BAE Systems
RG35 4x4 RPU mine protected tactical armoured vehicle technical data sheet specifications description information intelligence pictures photos images identification South Africa African defence industry military technology BAE Systems
   
RG35 4x4 RPU mine protected tactical armoured vehicle technical data sheet specifications description information intelligence pictures photos images identification South Africa African defence industry military technology BAE Systems RG35 4x4 RPU mine protected tactical armoured vehicle technical data sheet specifications description information intelligence pictures photos images identification South Africa African defence industry military technology BAE Systems
 
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