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AMVXP  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2015
Total Production: ?
Origin: Finland
Corporations: Patria
Parent System: AMV 8x8
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2004
Total Production: 1,784
Total Cost: USD$96 million
Family Members: AMV 8x8 and AMV AMOS
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Description: The AMV 8x8 (Armored Modular Vehicle) is a medium-weight, wheeled, modular vehicle designed to carry out a wide range of missions related to mechanized units. The vehicle features excellent on/off road mobility with low life cycle costs due to parts commonality, while offers high protection against ballistic threats and land mines. Its weight varies between 14 and 24 tons depending on the selected configuration. The AMVs are powered by a single Scania Diesel engine DI 12 rated at 480-hp, nevertheless other engines can be negotiated. Reduced signatures and add-on armor are the keys of the vehicle's survivability. They feature ballistic protection against up to 30mm rounds. These vehicles are enabled to integrate guns ranging 7.62mm up to 105mm, and 120mm mortar (AMOS). The first AMV 8x8 vehicles was declared operational with the Finnish Army in 2004.

The AMV 8x8 high modularity has made possible three models of the AMV vehicle: basic model, system platform and module carrier. The AMV basic model includes APC, IFV, C2, ambulance, reconnaissance, AMOS, FCV, ATGM and MGS. The AMV SP (System Platform) features a larger and higher rear compartment which allows to work inside the vehicle. The AMV SP is suitable for C3, large ambulance and workshop. The AMV MC (Module Carrier) mounts on the same AMV chassis ready containers/modules containing weapons or other logistic payloads. In late August 2005, Patria showed up for the first time the 6x6 version of the AMV wheeled vehicle during MSPO Exhibition in Poland.

The 30-ton class AMVXP is the latest evolution of the AMV 8x8 wheeled armored vehicle featuring Extra Payload, Extra Performance and Extra Protection referring to the XP abbreviation. The upgraded vehicle with an spacious interior and high payload carrying capability provide a platform for future customer variants, allowing the simultaneous integration of weapon systems, protection and crew equipment. The AMVXP was launched in the autumn 2013 and started a testing program that lasted until mid-2014. The vehicle is powered by a 450 kW engine together with an unforeseen Integrated Terrain Control System (ITCS). Its electrical power generation is measured to match the increasing power needs of future soldier and C4I systems. Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) together with the vehicle's digital backbone ensures the best possible platform for the 21st century soldiers to meet their objectives in every operational theatre in the future.

AMVXP Specifications

Wheel Drive: 8x8
Dimensions
Height: 2.40 meter (94 inch)
Length: 8.40 meter (331 inch)
Track: 2.50 meter (98 inch)
Width: 2.80 meter (110 inch)
Energy
Max Torque: 2,250 Nm
Percent
Gradient: 60 %
Side Slope: 30 %
Performance
Ditch Crossing Ability: 2.10 meter (83 inch)
Fording Depth: 1.80 meter (71 inch)
Max Range: 1,000 kilometer (622 mile)
Step Climbing Ability: 0.70 meter (27.6 inch)
Power
Power: 450 kW (603 hp)
Speed
Top Speed: 100 kph (62 mph)
Top Swimming Speed: 10 kph (5.40 knot)
Weight
Combat Weight: 30,000 kilogram (66,138 pound)
Payload: 13,000 kilogram (28,660 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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AMVXP News

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on 17 Jun 2014
Tuesday, June 17, 2014Patria Unveils the AMVXP Upgraded AMV 8x8 Armored Vehicle
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