International Exhibition of Land Defence & Security
16 - 20 June 2014
Iveco Defense Vehicles Eurosatory 2014
|Wednesdayy, June 18, 2014 02:44 PM|
|Iveco Defense presents its VBTP 6x6 - Amphibious Armored Vehicle|
Developed with Brazilian technology through a joint project between the Army Technology Center and Iveco, part of the Fiat Industrial Group, the VBTP is a six-wheel drive amphibious vehicle that will serve as the basis for a new family of armored multimission vehicles capable of carrying out reconnaissance and fire support.
Iveco VBTP 6x6
Fitted with an Iveco-FPT 9-litre, 281 kW (383 HP) bi-fuel common-rail engine, coupled to an automatic gearbox, it can carry 11 personnel. VBTP is 7.0 metres long, 2.7 metres wide and 2.3 metres in height and can be transported by C-130 Hercules and KC-390 aircrafts. It can be equipped with manned and unmanned turrets carrying armament from 5.56 to 30 mm.