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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2012
Total Production: ?
Origin: Jordan and South Africa
Corporations: KADDB and Paramount Group
Parent System: Matador
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2012
Total Production: ?
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Description: The Paramount Group and KADDB Matador is a 4x4, fast and agile, mine-protected armored vehicle in the 15 tons weight class designed to carry a crew of 14 (2+12) into the battlefield. The mine protection provided to this vehicle exceeds STANAG level 4 (4569) withstanding blasts of anti-tank land mines of 14kg TNT anywhere under the hull or 21kg of TNT under any wheel. The Matador can be used for troops, weapon and material transport. The power plant consists of a militarized MAN engine developing 289-hp and a top speed of 100 kph. The Matador can be provided as an armored personnel carrier (APC) or as a light infantry combat vehicle equipped with weaponry. In addition, the vehicle can serve as ambulance, command vehicle and anti-armor fire support fitted with anti-tank missiles. Armor kits can provide protection against improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and rocket propelled grenades (RPGs). The Matador can be airlifted by C-130 sized aircraft.

Matador Specifications

Crew: 2
Troops: 12
Wheel Drive: 4x4
Approach Angle: 33 �
Departure Angle: 51 �
Height: 2.79 meter (110 inch)
Length: 7.28 meter (287 inch)
Wheelbase: 4.20 meter
Width: 2.48 meter (98 inch)
Gradient: 60 %
Side Slope: 35 %
Ballistic Protection: 12.7 millimeter
Ditch Crossing Ability: 0.85 meter
Fording Depth: 0.90 meter (35.4 inch)
Max Range: 700 kilometer (435 mile)
Step Climbing Ability: 0.50 meter
Turning Radius: 20 meter (66 foot)
Power: 289 hp (216 kW)
Top Speed: 100 kph (62 mph)
Max Operating Temperature: +55 � Celsius
Empty Weight: 13,400 kilogram (29,541 pound)
Max Weight: 17,000 ton (37,477,954 pound)
Payload: 5,000 kilogram (11,023 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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