Renault Trucks Defense and ACMAT live demo of their range of vehicles to international press 1906122

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012, 11:50 PM
 
Renault Trucks Defense and ACMAT live demo of their range of vehicles to the international press.
Once again the companies Renault Trucks Defense and ACMAT showed their expertise in the design and manufacture of tactical and combat vehicles at the Defence & Security Exhibition Eurosatory 2012 by presenting to the worldwide military experts more than 40 different types of vehicles. Monday, June 18, 2012, the international press was invited to test vehicles in off-road conditions. The team of the online Defence & Security Army Recognition was there to show you this new range of vehicles.
     
Renault Trucks Defense and ACMAT live demonstration for international press
     
Renault Trucks Defense’s HIGUARD (MRAP) combines the excellent off-road mobility of the Sherpa Medium 6x6 tactical vehicle with the very high level of protection of its specially armoured cab (ballistic, mine and IED protection).
     

HIGUARD
Renault Trucks Defense’s HIGUARD (MRAP) combines the excellent off-road mobility of the Sherpa Medium 6x6 tactical vehicle with the very high level of protection of its specially armoured cab (ballistic, mine and IED protection).

The HIGUARD (MRAP) is ideally suited for tactical missions such as troop transport in asymmetric combat areas. Its large volume and payload accommodates up to 12 soldiers with their equipments. The HIGUARD (MRAP) is also fitted for a roof mounted weapon system.

     
The Bastion Patsas is a wheeled armoured vehicle developed and designed by the French Defence manufacturer Acmat to answer to the new requirements of Special Forces and reconnaissance units. The Bastion Patsas was unveiled at the Defence Exhibition DSEI 2010 in United Kingdom. Based on 60 years of military experience in the rugged and hostile environment of Africa and Middle-East, the new BASTION PATSAS is specifically designed to meet the high levels of mobility, armour protection, payload and survivability in the most extreme driving conditions.
     
BASTION PATSAS
The Bastion Patsas is a wheeled armoured vehicle developed and designed by the French Defence manufacturer Acmat to answer to the new requirements of Special Forces and reconnaissance units. The Bastion Patsas was unveiled at the Defence Exhibition DSEI 2010 in United Kingdom. Based on 60 years of military experience in the rugged and hostile environment of Africa and Middle-East, the new BASTION PATSAS is specifically designed to meet the high levels of mobility, armour protection, payload and survivability in the most extreme driving conditions.
     
     
ACMAT ALTV
The Acmat French Company has developed unrivalled expertise in the field of military tactical vehicles. Its ongoing innovation policy combined with tens of patents it has filed has enabled Acmat to provide numerous customers with the benefit of vehicle well know for their performance and hard wear.

The ACMAT ALTV is designed to incorporate high tactical mobility with high maximum road speed and optimal off-road and cross-country performance. It has a good protection levels against anti tank and anti personnel mines. The ACMAT ALTV vehicle forms a common platform, which can be adapted for various roles and mission requirements including: personnel carrier, border control, reconnaissance, patrol and more.
     
The Kerax 4x4 and 6x6 are ideally suited for various logistic or tactical missions including transport of cargo, weapon systems, troops, water or fuel.
     
KERAX truck 4x4
The Kerax family of militarized rigid and tractor trucks is based on commercial vehicles which are adapted to the specific needs of armed forces. They are ideally suited for logistic missions and benefit from the low lifecycle costs of commercial vehicles. The Kerax is also able to be modified at a larger extent for tactical missions with improved off-road mobility and tactical air transport capacities.

The Kerax 4x4 and 6x6 are ideally suited for various logistic or tactical missions including transport of cargo, weapon systems, troops, water or fuel.
     
The VAB Mark 2, a modernized version of its wheeled armoured vehicle personnel carrier VAB. With its first-generation armored vehicle VAB (Vehicle de l’Avant Blindé), Renault Trucks has demonstrated the reliability and capabilities of this type of military vehicle, with more than 5,000 units used in the French army in over 30 versions, and several thousand copies in operations in many armed forces worldwide.
     
VAB Mark 2
The VAB Mark 2, a modernized version of its wheeled armoured vehicle personnel carrier VAB. With its first-generation armored vehicle VAB (Vehicle de l’Avant Blindé), Renault Trucks has demonstrated the reliability and capabilities of this type of military vehicle, with more than 5,000 units used in the French army in over 30 versions, and several thousand copies in operations in many armed forces worldwide.
     
The Sherpa Light family of 4x4 tactical and light armoured vehicles is designed to provide light forces (infantry, paratroopers, marines, internal security…) with the best mobility/payload compromise of its category. In addition to its outstanding on and off-road performances, the Sherpa Light is fully air transportable (A400M/C-130), multirole and ready for being up-armoured (ballistic and mine kits). The Sherpa Light has already been adopted by NAT O, France and other countries.
     
SHERPA Light Scout
The Sherpa Light family of 4x4 tactical and light armoured vehicles is designed to provide light forces (infantry, paratroopers, marines, internal security…) with the best mobility/payload compromise of its category. In addition to its outstanding on and off-road performances, the Sherpa Light is fully air transportable (A400M/C-130), multirole and ready for being up-armoured (ballistic and mine kits). The Sherpa Light has already been adopted by NAT O, France and other countries.

The « Scout », available in unarmoured or armoured variants, is ideally suited for tactical missions such as scouting, patrol, convoy escort and command and liaison. It is able to transport up to
     
     
Sherpa Special Forces
The Sherpa Light family of 4x4 tactical and light armoured vehicles is designed to provide light forces (infantry, paratroopers, marines, internal security…) with the best mobility/payload compromise of its category. In addition to its outstanding on and offroad performances, the Sherpa Light is fully air transportable (A400M/C-130), multirole and ready for being up-armoured (ballistic and mine kits). The Sherpa Light has already been adopted by NAT O, France and other countries.

The Sherpa Special Forces Light is a light attack vehicle (4 seats) ideally suited for special forces thanks to its all-terrain agility, autonomy and predisposal for 360° firepower. It is also able to support mine and ballistic protection kits.
     
The Kerax 8x8 is a rigid logistic or tactical truck which could be fitted with a protected cab (ballistic and mine kits) and a self defence weapon system.
     
KERAX truck 8x8 with armour cabin
The Kerax family of militarized rigid and tractor trucks is based on commercial vehicles which are adapted to the specific needs of armed forces. They are ideally suited for logistic missions and benefit from the low lifecycle costs of commercial vehicles. The Kerax is also able to be modified at a larger extent for tactical missions with improved off-road mobility and tactical air transport capacities.

The Kerax 8x8 is a rigid logistic or tactical truck which could be fitted with a protected cab (ballistic and mine kits) and a self defence weapon system.
     
The VAB Mk3 was designed with 30 years of experience with the famous VAB family but is a brand new vehicle. It retains the proven generic architecture of the VAB while being a bit longer and higher to augment the internal volume for the crew. It also retains the 2.55 meters width of the VAB for excellent urban and strategic mobility.
     
VAB Mark 3
The VAB Mk3 was designed with 30 years of experience with the famous VAB family but is a brand new vehicle. It retains the proven generic architecture of the VAB while being a bit longer and higher to augment the internal volume for the crew. It also retains the 2.55 meters width of the VAB for excellent urban and strategic mobility.

At 20 tonnes of GVW, the VAB Mk3 offers sufficient payload to accommodate various mission and weapon systems. It is also designed with a high level of survivability for the crew: ballistic protection up to NATO level 4 (Stanag 4569) and mine / IED protection up to a MRAP level.

The VAB Mk3 is powered by a 320 or 340 hp Renault engine (with a 400 hp engine as a later option). It is fitted with independent suspensions, all-wheel drive (6x6), an automatic gearbox and a central tire inflation system (CTIS) for all-terrain mobility.
     
VLRA CCF: this Forest Fire Tender is designed to attack fires in their early stages, thanks to its mobility and small size. This rugged vehicle is being presented in its Penetrating Forest Fire version with rear reel, and is available with two water capacities: 2400 L or 3000 L
     
VLRA CCF: this Forest Fire Tender is designed to attack fires in their early stages, thanks to its mobility and small size. This rugged vehicle is being presented in its Penetrating Forest Fire version with rear reel, and is available with two water capacities: 2400 L or 3000 L
     
The ALTV Torpedo is light fast attack vehicle developed and designed by the French Defence manufacturer Acmat. The vehicle is intended to reconnaissance units and Special Forces which are often confronted to conduct combat missions in desert and all-terrain environments, with the ALTV Torpedo the French Company ACMAT offers a new solution of Fast Attack Vehicle which can be used for that type of combat mission with high mobility, cargo capacity and fire power.
     
ALTV Torpedo high mobility
The ALTV Torpedo is light fast attack vehicle developed and designed by the French Defence manufacturer Acmat. The vehicle is intended to reconnaissance units and Special Forces which are often confronted to conduct combat missions in desert and all-terrain environments, with the ALTV Torpedo the French Company ACMAT offers a new solution of Fast Attack Vehicle which can be used for that type of combat mission with high mobility, cargo capacity and fire power.
     
The “Extreme Mobility” Bastion APC has a number of new advantages: a running gear system with independent suspension is driven by a 320 hp engine generating a torque of 1200 Nm at 1200 rpm.
     
Bastion APC “Extreme Mobility”
The “Extreme Mobility” Bastion APC has a number of new advantages: a running gear system with independent suspension is driven by a 320 hp engine generating a torque of 1200 Nm at 1200 rpm.

The Bastion, which is based on the VLRA 2, is already in operation. The semi-open-topped Patsas version of the vehicle, which was developed with a Special Forces unit, has been marketed successfully.

With over 30 horsepower/tonne provided by a 6-cylinder engine, available in Euro 3 and 5 versions, and with its independent suspension running gear, the dynamic capabilities of the “Extreme Mobility” Bastion allow it to handle the toughest terrain.
     
Driver team of Renault Trucks Defensde ACMAT
 

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