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Also Known As: Fuchs 1A8, KAI Kampfmittelaufklärung und �identifizierung, M93 Fox, M93A1 Fox, M93A1P1 Fox and Panzer 1
Parent System: Fuchs
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Family Members: Fuchs/Fox 2 NBC-RS
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Description: The Fuchs is a 6x6 high mobility, amphibious armored vehicle developed to conduct reconnaissance missions looking for Nuclear, Bacteriological, and Chemical (NBC) agents on the theater of operations. It is equipped with a mini-lab and a robotic arm that allow for external environment samples collection and analysis by the vehicle's crew which remains inside. Fuchs is powered by a Mercedes Benz diesel engine rated at 320-hp. A 7.62mm machine gun was integrated onto for self-defense purposes. Fuchs has been purchased by the German Army and international customers. It was deployed successfully during the Gulf War in 1991 by coalition forces providing NBC warning. It is also known in the German Army as the Panzer 1. The United States Army also purchased the Fuchs NBC reconnaissance vehicle which receives the M93 Fox designation. The United Kingdom and the United States are expected to integrate the Integrated Biological Detection System (IBDS) into its Fuchs vehicles.
On 14 February 2005, Rheinmetall announced that it was expected to supply Fox NBC reconnaissance armored vehicles to the armed forces of United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a result of negotiations between Germany and UAE. The Fuchs/Fox 1A8 is an upgraded version introduced in March 2008 replacing the 1A7 configuration of this NBC reconnaissance vehicle. The 1A8 version includes a comprehensive protection package against mines and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). Compared to 1A7, the 1A8 features: structural changes in the floor of the hull such as intermediate floors and mine protection plates; new seat and seat suspension technology in the fighting compartment decouples the crew from the floor of the hull; reinforced wheel guards with formed steel armor components; reinforced doors; modification of the window mountings in the doors; and additional stowage compartments and strengthening of the vehicle's exterior. The German Army/Bundeswehr ordered 21 existing Fuchs vehicles upgraded to 1A8 standard for deployment in Afghanistan and are expected to remain in active service beyond 2020.
Tpz-1 Fuchs Specifications
Wheel Drive: 6x6
Height: 2.41 meter (95 inch)
Length: 7.30 meter (287 inch)
Main Gun Caliber: 7.62 millimeter
Width: 2.98 meter (117 inch)
Max Range: 800 kilometer (497 mile)
Power: 320 shp (239 kW)
Cross Country Speed: 26.7 mps (96 kph)
Top Speed: 29.2 mps (105 kph)
Max Weight: 18,000 kilogram
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Tpz-1 Fuchs News
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22 Aug 2007 and 12 Dec 2016
Monday, December 12, 2016Rheinmetall Wins Bundeswehr Order for Fuchs Survivability UpgradesMonday, January 25, 2016Rheinmetall Creates Leading European Producer of Military VehiclesWednesday, May 22, 2013German Army to Upgrade 25 More Fuchs to the 1A8 StandardMonday, February 4, 2013Bundeswehr Orders Seven KIA Fuchs Armored Vehicles for Clearing IEDsTuesday, January 29, 2013Rheinmetall Wins Major Order to Supply Sensor Equipment for Bundeswehr VehiclesThursday, November 17, 2011AMAP-ADS Force Protection Technology Demonstrated on Tactical VehiclesTuesday, June 28, 2011Active Defence System ADS tested on German Fuchs NBC Reconnaissance VehicleThursday, April 14, 2011Rheinmetall Wins Important Bundeswehr Force Protection OrdersMonday, January 10, 2011MAPS Active Vehicle Protection System Demonstrated SuccessfullyFriday, September 17, 2010Bundeswehr Places Follow-up Orders for Fuchs Vehicles and Heron UAVs
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