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SIBMAS AFSV-90 Belgian 6x6 Amphibious Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)

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"WEG"
"Infantry Vehicles"
"Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs)"
"Amphibious Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)"
"Belgium"
"PRO_Malaysia"
"Land"
"Tier3"
notes"The SIBMAS is a Belgian amphibious infantry fighting vehicle. It was engineered from the same prototype as the South African Ratel. In appearance the vehicle is also similar to the Chinese WZ-523 armoured personnel carrier.The SIBMAS was developed between 1975 and 1976 at a department of the BN Constructions Ferroviaires et Metalliques in Nivelles. Production was on an order-by-order basis and commenced only for the Malaysian Army."
dateOfIntroduction1975
countryOfOrigin"Belgium"
proliferation"Malaysia"
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name"System"
properties
name"Alternative Designation"
value"SIBMAS AFSV-90"
name"Type"
value"Amphibious Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)"
name"Manufacturer"
value"BMF (Belgian Mechanical Fabrication) SA, SIBMAS Division, Grace-Hollogne, Belgium (formerly Cockerill Mechanical Industries)"
name"Configuration"
value"6x6"
name"Crew"
value"3 (commander, gunner, driver)"
name"Passenger Capacity"
value"9"
units"ea"
name"Dimensions"
properties
name"Length"
value"7.3 m"
name"Width"
value"2.5 m"
name"Height"
value"2.8 m"
name"Distance Between Axles, 1st and 2nd"
value"2.8 m"
name"Distance Between Axles, 2nd to 3rd"
value"1.4 m"
name"Tire Size"
value"356 x 508 mm"
name"Ground Clearance"
value"0.4 m"
name"Unloaded Weight"
value"13,200 kg"
name"Combat Weight"
value"16,000 kg"
name"Automotive"
properties
name"Engine Name"
value"1 x MAN 2566 MK"
name"Engine Type"
value"696-cu in (11.4 L) liquid-cooled, turbocharged, in-line 6-cyl diesel"
name"Engine Power"
value"320 hp at 2,200 rpm"
name"Power-to-Weight Ratio"
value"20 hp/metric ton"
name"Transmission"
value"ZF 6 HP 500 6-speed automatic, 6 x 6"
name"Suspension"
value"wishbone above axle, longitudinal suspension arms below progressive coil springs and shock absorbers"
name"Maximum Land Speed"
value"100 kph"
name"Maximum Amphibious Speed"
value"11 kph"
name"Range"
value"1,000 km"
name"Vertical Obstacle"
value"0.7 m"
name"Trench"
value"1.5 m"
name"Gradient"
value"70 percent"
name"Turning Radius"
value"8.0 m"
name"Main Weapon System"
sections
name"System"
properties
name"Name"
value"1 x Cockerill Mk III"
name"Type"
value"Rifled Gun"
name"Caliber"
value"90 mm"
name"Muzzle Brake"
value"Single-stage muzzle brake"
name"Bore Evacuator"
value"Yes"
name"Indirect Firing Capability"
value"Yes, 7.8 km range at 20° elevation"
name"Elevation"
value"-10 deg to 30 deg"
name"Traverse"
value"360 deg"
name"Note"
value"The Cockerill® 90 mm MP is the most powerful 90 mm gun ever fielded on vehicles in the 10-20 tons gvw class"
name"Ammunition (Option 1)"
properties
name"Type"
value"APFSDS-T"
name"Caliber"
value"90 mm"
name"Muzzle Velocity"
value"1,345 m/s"
name"Armor Penetration"
value"Penetration at 2,000 m range: 150 mm RHA @ 60° NATO"
name"Basic Load"
value"12 ready rounds"
name"Ammunition (Option 2)"
properties
name"Type"
value"HESH-T"
name"Caliber"
value"90 mm"
name"Muzzle Velocity"
value"703 m/s"
name"Armor Penetration"
value"Spalling at 1,000 m range: 100 mm RHA @ 60° NATO, plus destruction of bunkers, concrete, walls, vehicles and similar"
name"Basic Load"
value"12 ready rounds"
name"Ammunition (Option 3)"
properties
name"Type"
value"Falarick 90 (GLATGM)"
name"Caliber"
value"90 mm"
name"Muzzle Velocity"
value"14 s time of flight to 4,000 m"
name"Armor Penetration"
value"Armor penetration: No less than 550 mm RHA behind ERA"
name"Basic Load"
value"12 ready rounds"
properties
name"Turret"
value"1 x Cockerill CM90 turret"
name"Coaxial Weapon System"
properties
name"Note"
value"1 x 7.62-mm MAG coaxial machine gun"
name"Fire Control"
properties
name"Name"
value"1 x OIP LRS5"
name"Computerized FCS"
value"Yes"
name"Digital Ballistic Computer"
value"digital ballistic computer w/ballistics profiles for 4 types of ammunition"
name"Rangefinder"
value"1 x Nd YAG laser"
name"Optics"
value"2 x 8-power optical sights (for commander and gunner)"
name"Night Vision"
value"Yes"
name"Protection"
properties
name"Hull Armor"
value"Welded steel proof against 5.56-mm and 7.62-mm armor-piercing ammunition"
name"Applique Armor"
value"Available"
name"Explosive Reactive Armor"
value"No"
name"Mine Clearing"
value"No"
name"NBC Protection"
value"Yes"
name"Smoke Equipment"
value"16 x 76-mm grenade launcher (2 x 8)"
variants
name"SIBMAS AFSV-90"
notes"Standard production model. Armed with a two-man CM-90 turret and Cockerill Mk. III 90mm cannon, one co-axial 7.62mm machine gun, and a roof-mounted 7.62mm machine gun. There are eight smoke dischargers on either side of the turret. An AFSV-90 was also offered with a DEFA D921 90mm low-pressure cannon and turret adopted from the Panhard AML-90 armored car; this did not enter production."
name"SIBMAS ARV"
notes"SIBMAS modified as an armored recovery vehicle, including a large winch capable of supporting loads up to 20,000 kg, a crane capable of hoisting loads of 10,500 kg, and front and rear blades."
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