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CV9030 MkII  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2001
Total Production: 243
Origin: Sweden
Corporations: Alvis Plc and United Defense
Parent System: CV90
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1993
Total Production: 1,347
Family Members: CV90 AMOS, CV90 Armadillo, CV90 FCV, CV90 FOV, CV90 Sting, CV90105, CV90120, CV9030, CV9030 COM, CV9035 MkIII, CV9040, CV9040 AAV and CV9040C
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Description: The CV90 is a family of modular ground combat vehicles designed to carry out the most part of modern mechanized units missions. The CV90 vehicles are extremely agile, all-terrain capable, with minimized radar and IR signatures to achieve high survivability. They also feature reduced maintenance costs and high growth potential. The CV90's turret is electrically operated and houses a UTAAS sight providing day/night and all-weather detection and fire control capabilities.

The CV90 vehicles are the result of a joint venture between Bofors Defence and Hagglunds. The first CV90 vehicles where delivered to the Swedish Army in 1993. In addition, Norway, Switzerland and Finland have ordered CV90 armored vehicles. Netherlands joined CV90 customers club in December 2004. The vehicles weighing 20 to 30 tons are powered by a single Scania DI16 diesel engine providing 600-670 hp.

The CV9030 MkII is an upgraded model of the well-proven CV9030 to satisfy the Swiss and Finnish requirements. The MkII armored vehicle can be armed with a 30mm Bushmaster II or a 30mm Mk44 fully stabilized automatic cannons in addition of the 7.62mm machine gun. It also features an improved digitized vehicle control system.

In early November 2004, Switzerland ordered CV90 combat vehicle training simulators in addition of 186 CV90s order placed in 2000. Each simulator comprises a chassis and a turret simulator aimed at providing training for the crew and technical staff.

CV9030 MkII Specifications

Crew: 3
Rolling Rubber Wheels: 7
Troops: 8
Dimensions
Height: 2.80 meter (110 inch)
Length: 6.60 meter (260 inch)
Main Gun Caliber: 30 millimeter
Width: 3.20 meter (126 inch)
Performance
Max Range: 600 kilometer (373 mile)
Power
Power: 600 shp (448 kW)
Rates
Max Rate of Fire: 400 roundperminute
Speed
Top Speed: 70 kph (43 mph)
Weight
Combat Weight: 28,000 kilogram (61,728 pound)
Empty Weight: 24,000 kilogram (52,910 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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CV9030 MkII News

There are 2 news between
30 Jun 2004 and 25 Aug 2006
Friday, August 25, 2006Rheinmetall Awarded Major Simulation Systems Contracts
Wednesday, June 30, 2004Finland Orders Additional CV9030 Fighting Vehicles

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems

Grand Total 2432
Cannons & Gear
Mk 44x1
Sensor Systems
UTAASx1
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