Thursday, August 23, 2012

RG41 wheeled armoured combat vehicle

                                                                bae systems
RG41 is a new generation combat vehicle, that meets demanding mobility, protection and firepower requirements, with the emphasis on combat power.

The RG41 has a high payload capacity, a class leading turning circle, good power-to-weight ratio and a unique hull design.
RG41 is designed as an affordable and highly mobile, wheeled combat vehicle, suitable for modern warfare.

Key features include:
  • A modular, field-repairable mine protected design;
  • High mobility with good ride comfort;
  • Best value for money in comparison to existing similar products;
  • ITAR free design comprising mainly of COTS components;
  • High payload capacity (11 tonnes).
High mobility is achieved through the inclusion of a specifically adapted hydro-pneumatic suspension.


Length: 7,780 mm
Width (hull): 2,800 mm
Height (hull): 2,357 mm
Height (turret interface): 227/mm
Hump radius: 900 mm
Wheelbase: 1,693 mm (1st – 2nd axles), 2,257 mm (2nd – 3rd axles), 1,550 mm (3rd – 4th axles)
Ground clearance: 440 mm
Angle of approach: 75°
Angle of departure: 54°


Tare: 19,000 kg
Payload: 11,000 kg
GVM: 30,000 kg


Qty: 11 (1 x driver, 1 x vehicle commander, 1 x gunner, 1 x section commander & 7 x section crew)
*For conventional turret layout Safety belt 4 point harness


Maximum speed: 100 km/h
Gradeability: 60%
Turning circle (kerb to kerb): 19 m

Electrical System

24 v
Alternator: 3 x 200 A

Protection Levels

Ballistic protection: Dependent on client requirements
Mine and IED protection: Dependent on client requirements


Make: Deutz
Model: 2015TCD V6
Displacement: 12 l
Maximum power (DIN): 390 kW at 2,100 rpm
Maximum torque (DIN): 2,130 Nm at 1,300 rpm


Make: ZF5HP902
Type: 5-speed with integral 2-speed drop-down
Transfer Box: 2-Speed
Make: Gear Ratio
Type: 17,000 series

Steering System

Type: Twin steer, power-assisted, fully-integral system

Wheel Heads

Make: AxleTech


Type: Independent
Springs: Hydro-pneumatic strut
Shock absorbers: Hydraulic

Brakes With integral shock absorber

Main brake systems: Pneumatic disk brakes with ABS
Parking brake: Spring activated, air release disc brakes on all 4 rear wheels

Road Wheels and Tyres

Rim type: 10.00R20 Aluminium
Tyres: 16.00R20 Michelin XZL
RFI: Fitted (100 km range at 50 km/h)

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