New IMUT ST-100 MRAP vehicle appears at EDEX 2018
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Egypt's International Marathon United Technology Group (IMUT) is introducing two brand new armored vehicles at this first edition of EDEX defense exhibition. Besides the ST-500 4x4 amored vehicle presented yesterday is the new ST-100 MRAP vehicle.
IMUT ST-100 MRAP vehicle at EDEX 2018
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Impressive power and handling make the ST-100 equally suited to urban and off-road deployment; the vehicle offers excellent protection against both ballistic and blast threats with crew compartment protection of CEN Level SR6 / SR7 armor in various applications ranging from a combat and reconnaissance vehicle to a C2 platform. The ST-100 adopts a classic MRAP APC body layout, with two side doors, one rear door, one weapon escape hatch and one roof hatch.
International Marathon United Technology Group (IMUT) offers a wide range of extra additional features which can be integrated on the ST-100 during manufacturing phase-guaranteeing total compatibility. This vehicle can be fitted with a various range of light remote-controlled weapon stations. Remote turrets can be armed with a 7.62 mm or 12.7 mm machine gun or 40 mm automatic grenade launcher. The armament is mounted on the top of the roof which has a single hatch.
The IMUT ST-100 has a length of 6.45 m, a width of 2.63 m and a height of 3.8 m. It features a curb weight of 14,500 kg and can carry a payload of 3,500 kg. Typical payload consists of crew, kit, ammo, C2 and BMS, weapon system and additional protection. The vehicle also includes a fire suppression system and smoke grenade launchers.
The ST-100 showcased at EDEX 2018 also adds diver aids, such as front and rear cameras and driver day/night sight and a Metravib PILAR V gunshot detection system installed on the roof.
The ST-100 is motorized with a Cummins ISL 8.9 liters Diesel intercooled turbo charged engine developing 400 hp. coupled to a ZF EcoLife 6 speed transmission. The vehicle can run at a maximum road speed from 100 to 115 km/h.