BAE Systems presents the first serial production of Terrier combat engineer vehicle DVD 2012 2206125

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DVD 2012 Defense Industry News - BAE Systems

 
 
Friday, June 22, 2012, 11:06 AM
 
BAE Systems presents the first serial production of Terrier combat engineer vehicle at DVD 2012.
At DVD 2012 Defence Vehicle Dynamics exhibition, BAE Systems presents the first serial production of its combat engineer vehicle, the Terrier which is now in service with the British Army. TERRIER is an agile, capable and air-transportable manoeuvre support vehicle with a wide variety of early entry, combat support and post-conflict roles. These include obstacle and mine clearance, route opening and maintenance, digging-in equipment and troops, excavation of anti-tank ditches and general engineer tasks.
     
At DVD 2012 Defence Vehicle Dynamics exhibition, BAE Systems presents the first serial production of its combat engineer vehicle, the Terrier which is now in service with the British Army. TERRIER is an agile, capable and air-transportable manoeuvre support vehicle with a wide variety of early entry, combat support and post-conflict roles. These include obstacle and mine clearance, route opening and maintenance, digging-in equipment and troops, excavation of anti-tank ditches and general engineer tasks.
BAE Systems Terrier combat engineer vehicle at DVD 2012 Defence Vehicle Dynamics exhibition, Millbrook, United Kingdom.
     

BAE Systems also announced that the French army had show interest for this type of vehicle. The Terrier vehicle was completely designed and built by BAE Systems to meet the new needs of engineer vehicle multirole mobile platform for the British Army.

Representing a step change in vehicle design, TERRIER® is the first of a new generation of multi- functional combat engineer vehicles, delivering uncompromising performance from a medium- weight chassis. A drive-by-wire armoured fighting vehicle, its combination of functions meet the breadth of manoeuvre support activities required of a combat engineer.

Its capabilities range from providing mobility assistance for supported units to delivering counter-mobility, survivability and general engineering tasks.

TERRIER® is a compact 32 tonne armoured platform with exceptional mobility. It provides speeds of up to 70km/h alongside outstanding off-road performance, wading capability and air transportability in A400M.

     
 

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