Designation:

RG-31 Charger

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Manufacturer: BAE Systems Land Systems OMC  
Product type: Auxiliary Vehicles  
Name: Mine protected carrier  

The RG-31 Mine Protected Vehicle offers high mobility, ease of handling, and outstanding crew comfort combined with effective mine protection. It has been successfully deployed with peacekeeping forces in Bosnia and Lebanon and is also in service with the US Army and several other forces. Its excellent levels of protection against landmines makes it a highly effective multi-role light armoured vehicle capable of a variety of military applications.

The RG-31 is available as an Armoured Personnel Carrier (ARC) or utility vehicle configuration. The latter can be utilised for cargo or mounting of a variety of modular weapon systems such as 81 mm mortar, 106 mm RCL and 20 mm cannon. These variants are also readily adaptable to a variety of other applications including command vehicles, rapid intervention, urban or rural patrol and explosive ordinance disposal.

The RG-31 employs a V shaped monocoque welded steel hull. Access is through a wide rear door and eight roof hatches ensure ease of access and egress. The APC variant is able to accommodate a driver and up to nine crew members. The powerful 125 kW or 154 kW diesel engine, all-wheel drivetrain and effective suspension system, allow for excellent on-and off-road mobility.



Specifications:
Property Value
Number of wheels
4
Number of drive wheels
4
Weight (kg)
8400
Max. road speed (km/h)
100
Gradient (%)
600
Crew
1
Troops
10

Included in:
Product Amount
AGRAB (Self-propelled mortar)
1

Has folowing part:
Total Amount
L-ROD (Protective screen)
1
MR555 (Weapon station)
1
TMRP-6 (Main battle tank)
1

RG-31 Charger quantities:
Country Qnt
CANADA CANADA
76
MALI MALI
5
NIGERIA NIGERIA
1
RWANDA RWANDA
30
SPAIN SPAIN
100
SWAZILAND SWAZILAND
7
UGANDA UGANDA
15
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
76
USA USA
2166
Qnt:
2476

Last Contracts:
Qnt Customer Value Add Date
(Close Date)
Unit cost
25
CANADA
$28.000.000
Jun 2006
(Nov 2006)
$1,120,000
28
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
$11.000.000
Nov 2005
(Jul 2006)
$392,857
148
USA
$78.000.000
Apr 2005
(Jun 2006)
$527,027
50
CANADA
$51.300.000
Feb 2005
(Apr 2006)
$1,026,000
Average Unit Cost:
$670,518

All contracts...


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