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Nexter Aravis

Infantry Mobility Vehicle (IMV)

The Nexter Aravis arrived in French Army service in time to participate in coalition actions related to the fighting in Afghanistan.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 12/28/2018
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Year: 2009
Manufacturer(s): Nexter - France
Production: 500
Crew: 2
Length: 19.69 ft (6 m)
Width: 8.20 ft (2.5 m)
Height: 8.20 ft (2.5 m)
Weight: 14 tons (12,500 kg; 27,558 lb)
Power: 1 x Mercedes-Benz OM924 liquid-cooled diesel-fueled engine developing 218 horsepower.
Speed: 62 mph (100 kph)
Ceiling: 466 miles (750 km)
Operators: Albania; France; Gabon; Saudi Arabia


Variable: Remote Weapon Station (RWS) supported armed through 1 x 7.62mm or 12.7mm machine gun or 1 x 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher (AGL). Also 20mm M621 autocannon proposed.

Dependent upon armament fit.

Variants / Models

• Aravis - Base Series Name
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