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Piranha


Dimensions (approx.)
PIRANHA III Baseline Vehicles
Weights (approx.) 6x6 8x8 10x10
Weight empty kg 9.500 10.500 12.500
Payload kg 3.000 6.000 7.500
Total combat weight kg 12.500 16.500 20.000
Power-to-weight ratio hp/t 28.0 24.0 22.5
         
6x6 8x8 10x10  
Overall length m 6.25 6.93 7.45
Height over hull m 1.985/2.17 1.985/2.17 1.985/2.17
Overall width m 2.66 2.66 2.66
Max. number of seats   10 14 16

Comparison PIRANHA I, II, III
  PIRANHA I PIRANHA II PIRANHA III
Width 2.5 m 2.6 m 2.66 m
Length 6.3 m 6.8 m 6.93 m
Height
(over hull)
1.88 m 1.88 m / 1.92 m 1.98 m
Tire size 325R16 325R16, 335/80R20 12.00R20, 365/80R20
Baseline Weight 9'500 kg 10'000 kg 10'500 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight 12'500 kg 14'000 kg 16'500 kg
Payload 3'000 kg 4'000 kg 6'000 kg

PIRANHA concept
Byte)
4 x 4 6 x 6 8 x 8 8 x 8 10 x 10
Family of Amphibious Armoured Wheeled Vehicles
The family name "PIRANHA" signifies the now well-proven Concept chosen for the MOWAG Armoured Wheeled Vehicles:
- Independent suspension on all wheels
- Central drive-line system
- Engine front right-hand side
- Driver front left-hand side
- Crew compartment in the rear
- Amphibious capabilities
- Modular-"Family"-approach
Terminology
Category PIRANHA
PIRANHA
PIRANHA
PIRANHA
I
II
III
IV
Version PIRANHA I
PIRANHA II
PIRANHA III
PIRANHA IV
4x4, 6x6, 8x8
4x4, 6x6, 8x8
6x6, 8x8, 10x10
8x8
Variant PIRANHA I
PIRANHA II
PIRANHA III
PIRANHA IV
APC, IFV, ACV, ARV
APC, IFV, ACV, ARV
APC, IFV, ACV, ARV
APC, IFV
Example:

PIRANHA

I
8x8
APC

Concept

Category

Version

Variant

PIRANHA
Comparison PIRANHA I, II, III and IV example 8x8 APC
x
x
PIRANHA I PIRANHA II PIRANHA III PIRANHA IV
Width / Length / Height
m
2.50 x 6.30 x 1.90 2.63 x 6.80 x 1.90 2.66 x 7.00 x 2.15 2.80 x 7.24 x 2.20
Baseline Weight
t
9.5 10.0 12.5 15.0
Gross Vehicle Weight
t
12.5 14.0 18.5 25.0
Payload
t
3.0 4.0 6.0 10.0
Payload/Weight ratio
-
0.24 0.29 0.32 0.40
Internal volume
m
8.5 9.0 11.0 12.0
Engine performance
kW
202 202 294 400
hp
275 275 400 544
Performance Weight ratio
kW/t
16.2 14.4 15.9 16
hp/t
22.0 19.6 21.6 21.8
Mobility
-
100 % ~120 % ~140 % ~145 %
Tire size
-
325R16 325R16, 335/80R20 12,00R20 395/85R20
Typical Armament
-
12.7 mm
Machine Gun
12.7 mm
Machine Gun
12.7 mm Machine Gun - 25 mm Turret 30 mm Turret
Air Transport Readiness
-
C-130 Roll-On / Roll-Off C-130 Roll-On / Roll-Off C-130 Roll-On / Roll-Off C-130 with Preparation




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