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Cheetah MMPV


 
 
Cheetah MMPV Armoured vehicle personnel carrier
 
The Cheetah MMPV (Medium Mine Protected Vehicle) is built by Force Protection Inc. It is the smallest of Force Protection's line-up, consisting of the Buffalo, Cougar and the Cheetah . Its design is based on the RG-31 Charger class of light-armored vehicle and is intended as a reconnaissance, forward command and control, and urban operations vehicle for homeland security missions. Cheetah, formerly known as MUV/R is a 4x4 light armored protected vehicle designed for reconnaissance, forward command and control, and urban operations.

 


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General information
The Cheetah MMPV (Medium Mine Protected Vehicle) is built by Force Protection Inc. It is the smallest of Force Protection's line-up, consisting of the Buffalo, Cougar and the Cheetah . Its design is based on the RG-31 Charger class of light-armored vehicle and is intended as a reconnaissance, forward command and control, and urban operations vehicle for homeland security missions. Cheetah, formerly known as MUV/R is a 4x4 light armored protected vehicle designed for reconnaissance, forward command and control, and urban operations.
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Armament
The basic Cheetah Force Protection MMPV can be equipped with one 7.62 mm or 12,7 mm machine gun.
Protection
The vehicle uses monocoque V shaped hull, external lightweight armor, internal spall liners and blast mitigation materials are used to protect the crew and vehicle from explosion of heavy mines under the vehicle or wheels (7.5 – 15 kg of TNT explosives). It also protects against roadside improvised explosive devices (RSIED). The basic vehicle is bulletproof against 7.62/51 cal. Gunfire. The armor is upgradable to protect against larger caliber, including 0.50 Cal AP. Cheetah has a curb weight, (with basic armor) of 14,000 pounds, allowing for 10,000 pounds of payload.
Propulsion
The Cheetah is powered by a Engine Cummins ISB series, 220 KW (300 HP) (ISB) or(275HP) (QSB). The engine is coupled to Marmon-Herrington 2 Speed with 4X4 or optional ADM transfer case. The wheels are Marmon-Herrington 2 Speed with 4X4 or optional ADM, with Michelin XZL run flat tires 365/80R20 .
Accessories
Its weight and dimensions allow for two vehicles to be air-transported inside a single C-130 Hercules. The vehicle is equipped with a Cummins ISB series 300 HP engine running at 2800 rpm, accelerating the vehicle to 50 Mph in 13.5 seconds. At cruising speed of 65 Mph the vehicle can travel for 700 miles without refueling.
 
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Armament
The basic version can be fitted with a 7,62 mm or 12,7 mm machine gun.
Country users
United States
Designer Company
Force Protection Inc.
Accessories
Flat tires.
Armor
Protection against small weapons.
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Weight
6,350 kg
Speed
105 km/h
Range
1300 km
 
 
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Cheetah MMPV Medium Mine Protected Vehicle wheeled armoured armored Force Protection INC US Army United States véhicuile blindé à roues moyen à blindage contre les mines photo image picture identification points marquants

Cheetah MMPV Medium Mine Protected Vehicle wheeled armoured armored Force Protection INC US Army United States véhicuile blindé à roues moyen à blindage contre les mines photo image picture identification points marquants
Cheetah MMPV Medium Mine Protected Vehicle wheeled armoured armored Force Protection INC US Army United States véhicuile blindé à roues moyen à blindage contre les mines photo image picture identification points marquants
 
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