IDEX 2019 : Patria AMV extended payload, performance and protection

At IDEX 2019, Patria showcases Patria AMV 8x8 armed with Patria Nemo 120 mm mortar system turret equipped with 120 mm smoothbore mortar and Fire Management System. In addition to this, Patria AMVXP armoured wheeled vehicle integrated with Leonardo HITFACT I turret is featured.

IDEX 2019 Patria AMV extended payload performance and protection
Patria AMV 8x8 fitted with Patria Nemo 120 mm mortar system turret (Picture source : Army Recognition)

The weapon system consists of 120 mm smoothbore L 45 caliber low-recoil cannon capable of firing all NATO 120 mm standard ammunitions and a 7,62 mm Coaxial Machine Gun. The Fire Control System includes commander's independent observation day/thermal sight and gunners primary stabilized day/thermal sight with a full hunter-killer capability. The weapon system is completed with a 7,62 mm pintle mount machine-gun operated by the vehicle commander and a 12,7 mm HMG operated by the loader. Patria AMVXP provides further strength to the company's product range. The abbreviation XP stands for Extra Payload, Extra Performance and Extra Protection.

Patria's expertise is based on decades of experience and major investment in product development. Patria AMV product family and Patria Nemo mortar system are the highest-profile products in this range. Both AMV and Nemo are market leaders in their product segments.
AMV products are under continuous development and are fitted with the latest technology. Patria AMV's structural solutions enable a high payload capacity, a high level of protection and the integration of heavy weapons systems. The vehicle has received excellent feedback from customers for its performance in combat and crisis management operations in Afghanistan and Chad.
Patria works in close cooperation with its customers and its extensive network of international industrial partners. Patria's products and services are NATO compatible and customised on an individual, customer-by-customer basis. Nearly 1,600 Patria AMV vehicles have already been ordered. They are used in challenging conditions by customers in seven countries.