283,210 Pages

The Vextra 105 is an armoured reconnaissance vehicle for the French Army,[1] designed by GIAT Industries (now known as Nexter).[2] It is armed with a 105mm gun and a 7.62mm machine gun. It can travel up to 50 km/h in sandy terrain and up to 120 km/h on roads.

Specifications[edit | edit source]

  • Crew:4
  • Length: 7.5 meters
  • Width: 3 meters
  • Weight: 31 Tons
  • Armament: 105mm gun and 7.62mm machine gun

Performance[edit | edit source]

  • Max Road Speed: 120 km/h
  • Average Road Speed: 110 km/h
  • Power Plant: Saab Scania diesel engine, 260 DaN.m
  • Transmission: seven gears and torque converter
  • Suspension: Hydropneumatic

References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.army-technology.com/projects/vextra/, Army Technology, Vextra 105 Wheeled Reconnaissance Vehicle, France, Retrieved, September 15, 2010.
  2. http://www.janes.com/articles/Janes-Armour-and-Artillery/Giat-Industries-VEXTRA-105-mm-armoured-vehicle-France.html, Jane's, Giat Industries VEXTRA 105 mm armoured vehicle (France), Reconnaissance vehicles, Retrieved September 15, 2010.

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.