VAB APC Renault


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The VAB in brief
VAB means “Véhicule de l’Avant Blindé”, literally “Vanguard Armoured Vehicle” which does not tells that it was an armored personnel carrier and the most prolific of the French Army by far. 5000+ indeed has been built since its introduction in 1976, both in 4×4 and 6×6 configuration, declined into 35 variants and exported to 15 countries over time. With 3,900 vehicles the French Army is the largest operator of the type, and now most vehicles are modernized while there is a second generation VAB (called Mk.II) currently developed for escort.
Dimensions 5.98 x 2.49 x 2.06 (19’7” x 8’2” x 6’9” ft)
Total weight, battle ready 13.8 tonnes (xxxx Ibs)
Crew 2+10 (driver, gunner 10 infantry)
Propulsion Renault MIDR 062045 235 kW (320 hp)
Suspension 4×4/6×6 independent coil springs
Speed (road) 90/110 kph (68 mph) and 8 kph when swimming
Range 1000-1200 km (750 mi)
Armament 12.7mm cal.50 or 7.5mm AA52, see notes
Armor STANAG 4 level (see notes)
Total production 5000 in 1976-today
VAB APC Renault


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