The CV90 Armadillo heavy armored personnel carrier was developed by BAE Systems. This armored vehicle was revealed in It is based on the proven. CV infantry fighting vehicle of the CV90 armoured combat vehicle family In July , BAE Systems unveiled a new variant of CV90, called Armadillo. The BAE CV90 Armadillo IFV Family brings extremely high levels of protection and flexibility in payload and battlefield utility to a new range of vehicles using.

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Retrieved 2 June The CV90 platform design has continuously evolved in steps from Mk0 to current MkIV with advances in technology and in response to changing battlefield requirements. Retrieved 13 January Retrieved 25 January Retrieved 14 June Swedish CV90s have seen combat with insurgents on dozens of occasions.

The Armadillo is fitted with remotely-controlled weapon station. Production of the CV 90 began inand as of over 1, vehicles had been ordered. Developers claim that it armadilli mine blasts with explosive weight in excess of 10 kg.

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It can be armed with 7. Trials on mobility, reliability, lethality, fightability, ergonomics, durability and survivability armadilllo performed during the trials phase for these vehicles with good results for CV90 Mk I. The CV90 also carries six mm grenade launchers, which are arranged in two clusters of three launchers; the clusters are positioned on each side of the turret. Teknisk Ukeblad in Norwegian. Archived copy as title CS1 Dutch-language sources nl Articles with dead external links from August All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from June Articles with unsourced statements from April Commons category link is on Wikidata Articles with French-language external links Articles with Swedish-language external links Articles with Norwegian-language external links Articles with Danish-language external links Wikipedia articles with GND identifiers.


Archived from the original on 15 April armadiklo Retrieved 19 December Versions are referred to by the letters A, B or C depending on upgrades. All-round protection is against 25 mm armor-piercing projectiles.

The CV90 also uses heat-absorbing filters to provide temporary protection against thermal imaging TISimage intensifier arkadillo infrared camera IR. Archived from the original on 2 June The Danish contingent had suffered numerous casualties since they began operations in the province in the autumn of With every generation of CV90 there has been an increase in payload and corresponding protection levels.

The CV90 export variants are fitted with a Hagglunds E-series turret, with more than E30 and E35 turrets delivered. However by the Armadillo received no production orders. The areas that have undergone most development compared to Mk II armadiolo lethality, fightability, electronic architecture, survivability and mobility.

Combat Vehicle 90 (CV90)

The CV’s basic armour provides all-round protection against The Swedish version of the main infantry fighting vehicle is fitted with a turret from Bofors that is equipped with a 40 mm Bofors autocannon.

The CV90 Armadillo is far better protected than other armored personnel carriers.

The horizontal protection has been designed in similar ways as to the other fv90 of CV90, i. This armour kit is intended to provide increased protection against Improvised explosive deviceexplosively formed penetrator and 30 mm caliber armsdillo piercing rounds. Retrieved 21 December Pictures Archived at the Wayback Machine. Unveiled inthe Armadillo was delivered and trialled in Denmark during The Swedish Army ordered five variants of the CV The remotely-controlled weapon station can accommodate heavier weapons up to 35 mm caliber.

The CV 90 was designed to produce a very low and very compact structure to minimize radar and IR-signatures. Clearly visible is the added roof on the crew section of the vehicle, a total of 5 vehicles were delivered. From Armsdillo, the free encyclopedia.


CV90 Armadillo

Other proposed versions of the CV90 Armadillo family include ambulance, mortar carrier, command vehicle, logistics vehicle and recovery vehicle. Both contracts were won in competition with other IFVs. The hybrid-electric combines a standard diesel engine with a arkadillo pack to provide extra power to propel the vehicle or provide additional electricity.

Top 10 Main Battle Tanks. Vehicle has a crew of three and provides seating for up to 8 fully-equipped troops. The vast majority of the turrets delivered are fitted with 30mm or 35mm guns.

Amadillo been heavily outnumbered by the Taliban forces, the Norwegians used mortars and, in particular, CV90s, to suppress the attack.

Retrieved 10 October A hybrid-electric drive could cut fuel consumption by 10 to 30 percent. Its roof can be armavillo and different mission packages can be fitted. Archived from the original on 14 June Archived from the original on September 28, The Armadillo is powered by a new Scania hp diesel engine.

The improved survivability was mainly in the areas of mine protection and top attack. Higher protection has led to higher kerb aemadillo the vehicle’s combat weight has risen from 23 to 35 tonnes.

Troops enter or leave the vehicle via the rear ramp. As of the spring ofSweden operates nine Strf Cs in Afghanistan. Retrieved 1 June Views Read Edit View history.