VLRA TDN-TDE Commando Acmat high mobility Special Forces Operations vehicle technical data sheet

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Description

The ACMAT VLRA TDN-TDE Commando is a high mobility tactical vehicle developed and designed by the French Defence manufacturer ACMAT defence to provide a new concept of high mobility and payload with fire power for Special Forces Operations or reconnaissance missions. The VLRA Commando was unveiled at Eurosatory 2010, the defence exhibition in Paris. The vehicle is based on the chassis of the standard light tactical truck VLRA TDN-TDE. The new VLRA TDN-TDE, heir of 60 years of experience in driving Forces in the most challenging terrain, integrates up-to-date technologies to increase the mobility, payload and fire power. The VLRA Commando is full open-top vehicle for the crew cab and the troop compartment at the rear. With a maximum payload of 4,500 kg, the VLRA TDN-TDE Commando can carry a large quantity of fuel, ammunition, food and water, allowing Special Forces units to travel great distances, and perform their missions in complete autonomy during several days. The VLRA TDN-TDE Commando is easily transportable by C-130, C-160, and A400M or by helicopter CH-47 Chinook.

 
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Technical Data
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Armament

Fire power is one of the main requests for Special Forces Operations vehicle, the VLRA TDN-TDE Commando is fitted with a roof-mounted station which can be armed with a 7.62, 12.7 mm machine gun or 40 mm automatic grenade launcher. The front and the rear part of the vehicle can be equipped with swivel station for 5.56 mm machine gun. To increase its self-protection, the VLRA TDN-TDE Commando is equipped with a range of 4 launch grenades discharger mounted on each side of the vehicle.

Design and Protection
The layout of the VLRA TDN-TDE Commando is standard with the engine at the front, crew cab at center and troop's compartment at the rear. The crew cab has a windscreen which can be folded forward onto the bonnet which increases the visibility of the driver and the commander. The crew is protected by a tubular frame roll-bar. The troop's area can carry 3 soldiers with a maximum payload of 4,500 kg. Seats can be fitted down the sides or center of the cargo area for carrying personnel. The VLRA Commando is based on the standard VLRA TDN-TDE with open-top crew and rear compartment which allows to carrying multiple weapon systems while providing maximum situational awareness for its operators. In this manner, either the operator in the rear could stand up to observe from the open hatch or engage hostile targets. In option the vehicle can be upgraded with armour protection kit to increase protection against small arms firing and mine blast.
Propulsion
The VLRA TDN-TDE Commando is motorized with a Volvo 5.0-litre Turbo Diesel Intercooler engine developing a power output of 190 hp (140 kW) at 2,300 rpm coupled to a six-speed ZF manual or five-speed automatic gearbox. In standard configuration, the vehicle is delivered with two fuel tanks with a capacity of 180 liters each, allowing it to travel long distances without refueling. The VLRA Commando can run at a maximum speed of 110 km/h with a maximum range of 1,400 km. The VLRA TDN-TDE Commando uses a 4x4 chassis with parabolic multi-leaf suspension and oleo-pneumatic shock absorbers. The VLRA TDN-TDE has ground clearance of 600 mm maximum, and is capable of bridging a 1,000 mm gap and has a maximum approach angle of 45-degrees.
Accessories
The standard equipment of VLRA Commando includes a self-recovery 6,800 kg capacity winch mounted at the front of the chassis, four 20-litre jerrycans for additional fuel or water, runflat device system, 24-volt pre-equipment kit for radio communication systems, and a spare wheel on each side of the troop's compartment.
 
Specifications
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Armament
12,7 mm machine gun or 40 mm grenade launcher roof-mounted station, swivel stations for 7,62 mm machine gun aaaa
Country users
France
Designer Company
ACMAT
Accessories
Central tyre inflation system, front electric winch, blackout lights function, 24 volt communication pre-equipment kit, additional jerrycans
Crew
2 + 3 soldiers
Armor
Basic vehicle with no protection but can be upgraded with armour kit for protection agaisnt firing of small arms and mine blast.
Weight
12,000 kg
Speed
110 km/h
Range
1,400 km
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Dimensions
Lenght, 6,0 m; Width, 2,20 m; Height, 2,40 m
 
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VLRA TDN-TDE  Commando Acmat high mobility Special Forces Operations vehicle technical data sheet specifications information description intelligence identification pictures photos images video France French Defence Industry army military technology
VLRA TDN-TDE  Commando Acmat high mobility Special Forces Operations vehicle technical data sheet specifications information description intelligence identification pictures photos images video France French Defence Industry army military technology

 

VLRA TDN-TDE  Commando Acmat high mobility Special Forces Operations vehicle technical data sheet specifications information description intelligence identification pictures photos images video France French Defence Industry army military technology

VLRA TDN-TDE  Commando Acmat high mobility Special Forces Operations vehicle technical data sheet specifications information description intelligence identification pictures photos images video France French Defence Industry army military technology
 
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