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LGS Fennek (Leichter Gepanzerter Spahwagen)

Light Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle

OVERVIEW
HISTORY
SPECIFICATIONS
OPERATORS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
Overview



The Fennek became a combined German-Dutch venture to produce a viable lightly armored 4x4 military vehicle.




Specifications

YEAR: 2003
MANUFACTURER(S): Krauss-Maffei Wegmann - Germany / Dutch Defence Vehicle Systems - Netherlands
PRODUCTION: 632
CREW: 3
LENGTH: 18.73 ft (5.71 m)
WIDTH: 8.20 ft (2.5 m)
HEIGHT: 5.87 ft (1.79 m)
WEIGHT: 11 Tons (10,000 kg; 22,046 lb)
POWER: 1 x Deutz diesel-fueled engine developing 240 horsepower.
SPEED: 71 mph (115 kph)
RANGE: 534 miles (860 km)
NBC PROTECTION: Yes.
NIGHTVISION: Yes.
OPERATORS: Germany; Netherlands
Armament



1 x 40mm Hecker & Koch HK GMG automatic grenade launcher.
1 x 7.62mm MG3 general purpose machine gun OR 1 x 12.7mm Browning M2HB heavy machine gun.

Ammunition:
Not Available.
Variants / Models



Series Model Variants
• Fennek - Base Series Designation
• Fennek REC - Base Reconnaissance Model
• Fennek MRAT (Medium-Range Anti-Tank) - Anti-Tank Guided Missile carrier.
• Fennek GP - General Purpose Vehicle
• Fennek CEV - Combat Engineering Vehicle
• Fennek JFST (Joint Fire Support Team) - Fire support vehicle.






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