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LGS Fennek (Leichter Gepanzerter Spahwagen)

Light Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle

The Fennek became a combined German-Dutch venture to produce a viable lightly armored 4x4 military vehicle.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 12/27/2017
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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)
Ceiling: 534 miles (860 km)
Operators: Germany; Netherlands


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.

Not Available.

Variants / Models

• 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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