Legatus light tactical reconnaissance all-terrain wheeled armoured vehicle Elbit Systems Israel Isra

 
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Legatus Light Tactical Reconnaissance All-Terrain Armored Vehicle
 

 


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The LEGATUS is an armored 4x4 High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV or Humvee) built for various customers' reconnaissance needs. The production of the LEGATUS is a joint association with the companies Elbit Systems Ltd. , Plasan and AM General. The LEGATUS was presented for the first time during the Defense Exhibition Expomil, November 2009 (Bucharest, Romania) to the booth of the Israeli Company Elbit Systems. The Legatus is based of the light wheeled vehicle HUMVEE from AM General. The LEGATUS is air transportable and greatly maneuverable vehicle proves itself to provide vital vision-based terrain scouting and target acquisition, while operating in harsh terrain and every weather condition, at long range, day and night.
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Armament
The LEGATUS is fully armed to fend for itself in the battlefield and offers a vast array of protective electronic devices, while performing its main task of providing mobile, real-time, supportive intelligence to its allocated land units and to the headquarters.
Protection
LEGATUS is equipped with a full protection and detection suit, primary including the following latest generation Elbit Systems made systems: second generation 12.7 mm ORCWS-M weapon station, Mast-mounted Stabilized Observation System, Thermal Driving Camera, GPS Navigation and North Finding System, Digital Crew Intercom, VHF\UHF Radio, Laser Warning System combined with protective Smoke Grenade Launchers, full spectrum Camouflage Net and other features. The protection suit of LEGATUS or of any other similar version of this tactical vehicle can upon request be reinforced by the installation of the successful EJAB counter-IED Jammer displayed at the Elbit Systems stand by Elisra (subsidiary of Elbit Systems). The Humvee's Armor Protection suit and cabin's collapsible seats are designed and produced by Plasan and can be tailored to meet the needs of different missions and threat environments.
Mobility

The LEGATUS is air transportable and greatly maneuverable vehicle proves itself to provide vital vision-based terrain scouting and target acquisition, while operating in harsh terrain and every weather condition, at long range, day and night.

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Each of the vehicle's four crew members uses a tactical computer or a display based on a color flat LCD screen. These four operating stations are linked to each other and share and distribute the intelligence to the external world using the cabin electronics and the Elbit Systems' well proven Weapon Integrated Battle Management System (WINBMS) software. LEGATUS is also equipped with a Life Support Systems made by Kinetics (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems) consisting of a NBC protection systems combined with air conditioning and an Automatic Fire Suppression System.
 
 
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