Jeep® Government & Military Sales (JGMS) has been appointed by Chrysler International Corporation as the global distributor for Jeep J8 vehicles and after sales support into Government and Military agencies worldwide. The Jeep J8 is a light 4 x 4 military platform which is manufactured by Chrysler LLC and builds upon the military heritage of the Jeep branch which has been in continual military service since WWII. The standard Jeep Wrangler JK has been utilised as the base vehicle and has been upgraded to increase braking, payload capacity and ruggedness. This upgrade programme has further enhanced product's capability and flexibility; in many cases in excess of other available platforms. The Jeep J8 Light Patrol Vehicle is based on 3 door J8 with robust tubular rollover protection integrated into vehicle chassis.
Variants : Jeep® J8 3-door: Soft Top with 2 door at the front, one at the rear Jeep® J8 5-door: Soft Top with 5 door Jeep JGMS Soft Top troop carrier : Back side with 8 seats Jeep J8 JGMS Hard Top troop carrier: place for 5 persons Jeep J8 Light Patrol Vehicle: open top with crew of 3 persons Jeep J8 JGMS ambulance: back side is adapted for the transport of wounded soldiers Jeep J8 JGSM armoured patrol vehicle: with armor pack protection Jeep J8 JGMS Discrete armoured vehicle: with armour pack protection for civilian use
The Jeep J8 Light Patrol Vehicle can be armed with 7.62 mm or 12.7 mm machine or 40 mm grenade mounted to circular ring or swivel stations. A rear traversing ring is mounted to the back side of the vehicle, which qui can be armed with machine gun or grenade launcher.
Design and protection
Jeep® J8 Light Patrol Vehicle is a capable and flexible platform for missions of up to 72 hours. Designed for surveillance and reconnaissance, base patrol and rapid offensive actions, the LPV can be equipped with weapon mounts, modular storage systems and permanent zoned of removable armor for ballistic and blast protection.
The Jeep J8 Light Patrol Vehicle 4x4 is powered by 2.8 liter Turbo Diesel 4 cylinders with EURO IV or unregulated emissions, coupled to an automatic transmission Chrysler 5 speed with overdrive.
The Jeep J8 Light Patrol Vehicle is equipped with tow eyes, installed on the front and rear reinforced bumpers. It can easily and safely be transported by helicopter or secured in a transport plane. Jeep J8 is desert-rated with a 5-hour, zero visibility, and enhanced filtration system. Jeep J8 can navigate water bodies up to 762 mm deep without stalling or affecting any internal components.
Machine gun of 7.62 or 12,7 mm caliber, or 40 mm grenade launcher.
In option : Air conditioning, Fuel filter, Soft or hard tops.
Protection level STANAG 4569 Level1 for the armor version.