Bison Armoured Vehicle

The Bison Armoured Vehicle in action

The Bison Armoured Vehicle is adaptable with variants that support the light armoured vehicle (LAV) IIIs.

Description

The Bison Armoured Vehicle is an eight-wheeled armoured vehicle originally designed as an infantry section carrier. Today, the Bison Armoured Vehicle is an adaptable vehicle with variants that support the light armoured vehicle (LAV) IIIs.

Variants

  • Bison command post vehicles
  • Bison air space coordination centre vehicles
  • Bison ambulances
  • Bison mobile repair team vehicles
  • Bison recovery vehicles
  • Bison electronic warfare vehicles
  • Bison reconnaissance vehicles

Specifications

Weight

  • Basic weight: 12,846 kg
  • Combat load: 12,450 kg

Dimensions

  • Length: 6.48 m
  • Width:  2.82 m
  • Height: 2.81 m

Mobility

  • On-road speed: 100 km/h
  • Off-road speed: 65 km/h
  • On-road range: 643 km
  • Off-road range: 500 km
  • Maximum grade: 60%
  • Side slope: 30%
  • Ditch cross: 1.72 m

Fuel

  • Type: F-54 Diesel DF-2
  • Capacity: 270 L
  • Consumption: 0.42 L/km

Capabilities

  • Arctic: No
  • Add-on armour: Yes

Crew

  • Personnel: 2
  • Passengers: varies from one variant to another

Weapons

  • C6 7.62-mm flexible, medium machine gun
  • 76-mm multi-barrel grenade dispenser
  • M72 66-mm rocket launcher

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