Patria will showcase its AMV 8x8 fitted with the Nemo 120 mm mortar system turret equipped with 120 mm smoothbore mortar and Fire Management System at IDEX 2019 from the 17–21 February 2019.
A Patria AMVXP armoured wheeled vehicle integrated with a Leonardo HITFACT I turret will also be featured. The weapon system consists of a 120 mm smoothbore L45 calibre low-recoil cannon, which is capable of firing all NATO 120 mm standard ammunition and a 7.62 mm Coaxial Machine Gun.
The Fire Control System includes a commander’s independent observation day/thermal sight and gunners primary stabilised day/thermal sight with a full hunter-killer capability. The weapon system is completed with a 7.62 mm pintle mount machine-gun operated by the vehicle commander and a 12.7 mm HMG operated by the loader. Patria AMVXP provides further strength to the company’s product range. The abbreviation XP stands for Extra Payload, Extra Performance and Extra Protection.
Patria AMV’s structural solutions enable a high payload capacity, a high level of protection and the integration of heavy weapons systems. Patria says the vehicle has received excellent feedback from customers for its performance in combat and crisis management operations in Afghanistan and Chad.
Patria works in close co-operation with its customers and its extensive network of international industrial partners. Patria’s products and services are NATO compatible and customised on an individual, customer-by-customer basis. Nearly 1,600 Patria AMV vehicles have already been ordered. They are used in challenging conditions by customers in seven countries.