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BOV 8×8 VYDRA (Armoured Fighting Vehicle)

Armoured Fighting Wehicle type 8×8 is an armoured modular wheeled vehicle that has been designed for protected transportation and combat purposes and can be equipped with interface to various weapon and mission systems. The vehicle can carry high payloads strategically on the road and manoeuvre tactically in difficult off-road conditions throughout its operating range.

The vehicle is capable of operating under the conditions of the mass destruction weapons use while ensuring the protection of the crew without the use of individual means of protection inside the vehicle and with ensuring of sufficient airspace protection.

The vehicle is designed to fight with living force, destruction of armored and non-armored vehicles and and other lightly fortified enemy devices.

BOV 8×8 is designed as the main tactical vehicle of mechanized units capable of transporting a unit (mechanized team) with adequate balistic protection, mine protection and NBC protection to provide firing support to infantry. BOV 8×8 on Patria AMVXP 8×8 SK chassis platform is integrated with the TURRA 30 remote workstation weapon system. It protects the vehicle itself and provides fire support for other troops.

The vehicle can be transported by rail, road, sea or air over strategic distances.

BOV 8×8 is armed with 30 mm automatic cannon with coupled 7.62 mm machine gun, Anti-tank guided missiles launcher for two 3rd Generation missiles, fire control system and ammunition container. Weapon station is stabilized in two levels – 360° in azimuth and min. -10° to + 70° in elevation. It is equipped with observation and aiming gunner sight and independent panoramic observation and aiming commander sight.

BOV 8×8 allows to overcome water obstacles at full combat weight.

Patria AMVXP 8×8 SK platform is an amphibious armoured modular wheeled vehicle that has been designed for protected transportation and combat purposes. The vehicle maximum combat weight is 28 000 kg and can maneuver tactically in difficult off-road conditions throughout its operating range.

Technical parameters

Dimensions, weight and driveability
lenght, maximum
8 310 mm
width, maximum
3 030 mm
height, maximum (0°elevation)
3 680/3 790 mm
gradient
60%
slide slope
30%
approach angel
40°
departure angel
40°
vertical step forward
700 mm
vertical step rearwards
450 mm
trench crossing forward
2 100 mm
fording depth
1,5 m without preparation
rýchlosť plávania
8 km/h
maximum combat weight
28 000 kg
maximum combat weight for swimming
26 200 kg
Weapon features
weapon system
TURRA 30
main gun
30 mm gun GTS30
maximum effective firing range for lightly armored vehicles
2 000 m
maximum effective firing range at air targets
2 000 m
machine gun
7,62 ,, FN MAG
maximum effective firing range at non-armored land vehicles
500 m
maximum effective firing range at unsheltered personnel and 1 targer
800 m
maximum effective firing range at group target
800 m
ATGM
4 pcs
smoke grenade launcher and false target launcher
8 a 1 pcs
ammunition box for 30 mm ammunition
330 pcs
ammunition box for 7.62 mm ammunition (ready to fire / stored in the vehicle)
600 / 1 200 pcs
Environmental and operational conditions
range of operating (store) temperature
od -32 do +55°C