Puma - Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicle (AIFV)


Puma - Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicle (AIFV)

The new Puma infantry fighting vehicle demonstrates once again Germany\'s paramount position in the domain of army technology. It sets the standard worldwide, as the following technical details make clear:

airportable in the future A400M transport plane;
rapid availability in the area of operations;
modular armour elements;
a single compartment for all occupants;
a compact, newly developed, extremely powerful engine;
highly effective mine protection;
a remote-controlled turret;
efficient armament for engaging all types of targets;
suitable as a platform for future applications;
interfaces for future systems (friend/foe identification, etc.)

Technical data:

maximum design weight: 43 tons
weight (Protection Level A): 31.45 tons
weight (Protection Level C): 40.7 tons
crew: 9 (6+3);
maximum road speed: 70 kilometres per hour
power to weight ratio: 20 kW/t;
length: 7,330 mm
width: 3,430 mm
total height: 3,050 mm

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