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Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: 11,000
Unitary Cost: USD$570,000
Also Known As: Bv206S
Origin: Sweden
Corporations: Alvis Plc
Parent System: Bv206
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: 12,000
Total Cost: USD$6.3 billion
Family Members: BvS10
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Description: The Bv206S is an all-terrain armored vehicle designed to meet tough military requirements for extreme mobility under splinter protection in all climates with high reliability and low maintenance costs. It is the armored derivative of proven Bv206 all-terrain vehicle which has been sold to 40 nations worldwide. More than 11,000 BV206 all-series vehicles have been produced to date. The Bv206S consists of two tracked cars, articulated in relation to each other. It is powered by a single diesel engine installed in the carrier car. The front and rear units are connected by a unique hydraulic steering linkage, which gives greater flexibility and maneuverability. The vehicles simple handling qualities will effectively minimize driver training. The vehicle can be air dropped and transported by a variety of aircraft and helicopters. The Bv206 family of all-terrain vehicles is suitable for rapid reaction forces. To date, Bv206S vehicles have been sold to France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Sweden.

On December 21, 2004, The German Defense Procurement Agency (BWB) and BAE Systems' Land Systems Hagglunds signed a contract for 75 Bv206S vehicles valued at approximately MSEK 300 ($42 million). This order is the second batch for the German Army's Mountain Brigade, which intends to purchase up to 200 vehicles. The first order was awarded in 2002 for 31 vehicles. In September 2005, the German Army - Bundeswehr - placed an order to Rheinmetall Landsysteme GmbH valued at 151 million Euro for 81 BV206S command and transport vehicles and 100 DURO armored personnel carriers. The vehicles were slated for delivery between 2006 through 2009. On 21 June 2006, the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration (FMV) placed an order with BAE Systems Hagglunds for 52 Bv206S armored vehicles valued at MSEK 250 ($32 million). Including this order, 479 Bv206S vehicles have been sold to Sweden, Germany, Italy, France and Spain.

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Bv206 Specifications

Crew: 1
Troops: 11
Length: 6.90 meter (272 inch)
Width: 2 meter (79 inch)
Max Range: 300 kilometer (186 mile)
Power: 176 shp (131 kW)
Top Speed: 14.5 mps (52 kph)
Combat Weight: 5,450 kilogram (12,015 pound)
Payload: 1,550 kilogram (3,417 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Bv206 News

There are 11 news between
9 Oct 2003 and 24 Jul 2017
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Monday, July 24, 2017BAE Systems Teams with Goriziane Group for Highly Mobile Armored Vehicles
Wednesday, April 8, 2015Norway to Upgrade its Arthur Weapon Locating Systems
Monday, March 9, 2015Netherlands to Upgrade Fleet of 95 Bv206 All-Terrain Armored Vehicles
Thursday, December 21, 2006German Army to Deploy Ground Vehicle Integrated Command and Control Systems
Wednesday, June 21, 2006Sweden Orders Further Bv206S Armored Vehicles
Wednesday, September 14, 2005Bundeswehr Purchases Further DURO and Bv206S Armored Vehicles
Wednesday, June 1, 2005The Netherlands Purchases BvS10 All Terrain Vehicles
Tuesday, December 21, 2004German Mountain Brigade to Get Further Bv206S Vehicles
Thursday, December 2, 2004Puma Gets Go Ahead for Low Rate Initial Production
Tuesday, January 20, 2004MAMBA Firefinder Radar Enters Service with Royal Marines

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