KAFV30M  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: ?
Origin: South Korea
Corporations: Doosan DST
Parent System: KIFV
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1984
Total Production: ?
Family Members: K200A1, K216, K242A1, K263, K277, K288A1, KAFV30, KAFV40 and KAFV90
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Description: The Republic of Korea's K200 is an amphibious light armored personnel carrier developed by Daewoo Heavy Industries & Machinery, Doosan Infracore and now Doosan DST, based upon the United States Army's Advanced Infantry Fighting Vehicle (AIFV) design intended as a potential replacement for the M113 armored personnel carrier which finally led to the development of the M2 Bradley. Doosan DST developed a complete family of armored vehicles based on the K200/Korean Infantry Fighting Vehicle (KIFV) tracked chassis. These vehicles are powered by a Doosan D2848T diesel engine rated at 350-hp and weigh roughly 12-14 tons. The vehicle's armor provides ballistic protection against 12.7mm ammo in the forward and sideward sections and against 7.62mm ammo in the rearward while the vehicle's also provides protection against anti-personnel mines downward and 155mm artillery splinters upward. The Korean Army took delivery of first K200 armored vehicle in 1984. Several thousands vehicles have been produced for the Republic of Korea Army (RoKA). So far, Malaysia remains as the sole export customer.

The KAFV30M is an improved infantry fighting vehicle based upon the K200A1 armored vehicle offering increased firepower utilizing a 30mm M230 Chain Gun system. The M230 gun along with a 7.62mm M240 machine gun are mounted on a AV30 turret operated by the gunner. In addition to the crew of three-man (gunner, driver and commander), the KAFV30M can transport up to eight fully equipped infantrymen.

KAFV30M Specifications

Crew: 3
Troops: 8
Dimensions
Main Gun Caliber: 30 millimeter
Power
Power: 350 hp (261 kW)
Rates
Max Rate of Fire: 800 roundperminute
Speed
Top Speed: 70 kph (43 mph)
Volume
Fuel Tank Capacity: 400 liter (105 galon)
Weight
Combat Weight: 13,700 kilogram (30,203 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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