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DSEI 2013: Patria unveils new vehicle concept

10th September 2013 - 16:55 GMT | by Tim Fish in London


A new modular 8x8 vehicle concept prototype is being displayed by Patria at the DSEI exhibition for first time.

Heikki Allonen, president of Patria, told reporters that the vehicle is an improvement on the company’s successful Armoured Modular Vehicle (AMV) and they have used operator experience and operational feedback to develop the new concept.

The prototype vehicle is 8.4m long, a width of 2.8m, and a vehicle height over hull of 2.4m. With the basic vehicle weighing 13t, there is a gross vehicle weight of 30t offering a larger payload capacity without sacrificing mobility.

With a maximum speed in excess

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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