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Mbombe 6  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2015
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: Barys
Origin: South Africa
Corporations: Paramount Group
Parent System: Mbombe
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2015
Total Production: ?
Family Members: Mbombe 4
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Description: The Paramount Group Mbombe is a family of highly effective mine resistant ambush protected (MRAP) vehicles equipped with a flat bottom, blast-protected hull with reduced silhouette for enhanced survivability on the battlefield. The vehicle family offers STANAG 4569 protection even against improvised explosive devices (IED), side blasts and anti-tank land mines anywhere under the hull or under a wheel. The Mbombe vehicles featuring outstanding protection, mobility and firepower are supplied in 4x4 (Mbombe 4) and 6x6 (Mbombe 6) chassis. The vehicles are equipped with independent suspension all-round and powerful drive train to ensure outstanding mobility characteristics.

The Mbombe 6 can serve as an armored personnel carrier (APC), armored fighting vehicle mounting a heavy machine gun, automatic cannon or a remote weapon station. The Mbombe 6 can perform in conventional and asymmetric warfare, counter terrorism and peacekeeping missions. The vehicle crew consists of driver, commander, gunner and eight fully equipped infantrymen. The crew protection is enhanced through anti-blast seats. It has a maximum road speed of 110km/h and delivers excellent cross-country performance independent suspension.

Mbombe 6 Specifications

Crew: 3
Troops: 8
Wheel Drive: 6x6
Approach Angle: 54 �
Departure Angle: 40 �
Ground Clearance: 430 millimeter (16.9 inch)
Height: 2.55 meter (100 inch)
Length: 7.71 meter (304 inch)
Main Gun Caliber: 57 millimeter
Wheelbase: 2.30 meter
Width: 2.80 meter (110 inch)
Gradient: 60 %
Side Slope: 35 %
Ballistic Protection: 12.7 millimeter
Ditch Crossing Ability: 1 meter
Fording Depth: 0.90 meter (35.4 inch)
Max Range: 1,000 kilometer (622 mile)
Step Climbing Ability: 0.50 meter
Turning Radius: 24.5 meter (80 foot)
Power: 450 hp (336 kW)
Top Speed: 110 kph (68 mph)
Max Operating Temperature: +50 � Celsius
Min Operating Temperature: -20 � Celsius
Empty Weight: 17,300 kilogram (38,139 pound)
Max Weight: 22,500 kilogram (49,603 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Mbombe 6 News

There are 2 news between
23 Feb 2015 and 17 Aug 2016
Wednesday, August 17, 2016Russia to Develop BTR-82 Armored Vehicle Equipped with a 57mm Cannon
Monday, February 23, 2015Jordan Places Order for 50 Mbombe 6 Armored Vehicles

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