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EDT Enigma AMFV

8-Wheeled Armored Modular Fighting Vehicle

EDT Enigma AMFV

8-Wheeled Armored Modular Fighting Vehicle

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OVERVIEW



One version of the proposed EDT Enigma 8x8 armored vehicle sports the British M777 light howitzer weapon in a powered turret.
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ORIGIN: United Arab Emirates
YEAR: 2017
MANUFACTURER(S): Emirates Defense Technology - United Arab Emirates (UAE)
PRODUCTION: 1
OPERATORS: United Arab Emirates (possible)
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SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the EDT Enigma AMFV model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 3
NBC PROTECTION: Yes
NIGHTVISION: Yes
AMPHIBIOUS: Yes.
SMOKE GENERATION: Yes.
ANTI-AIRCRAFT: Yes.
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ARMAMENT



Variable:

1 x 35mm Rheinmetall "Sky-Ranger" autocannon
1 x 57mm Uralvagonzavod AU220M autocannon in remote turret.
1 x 100mm 2A70 main gun (with ATGM launching capability) as part of complete BMP-3 IFV turret.
1 x 30mm 2A72 autocannon (BMP-3 turret)
1 x 7.62mm coaxial machine gun
1 x 12.7mm Anti-Aircraft (AA) Heavy Machine Gun (HMG) (optional).
1 x 155mm /39 caliber M777 howitzer
6 x Smoke Grenade Dischargers

Ammunition:
Dependent upon armament fitting.
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• Enigma AMFV - Base Series Designation
• Enigma IFV - Infantry Fighting Vehicle
• Enigma APC - Armored Personnel Varrier
• Enigma AA - Air Defense Variant
• Enigma CCV - Command & Control Vehicle
• Enigma FSV - Fire Support Vehicle; fitting BAe Systems turret with M777 lightweight howitzer weapon.


HISTORY



Detailing the development and operational history of the EDT Enigma AMFV 8-Wheeled Armored Modular Fighting Vehicle.  Entry last updated on 6/20/2016. Authored by Staff Writer. Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com.
The Enigma 8x8 wheeled Armored Modular Fighting Vehicle (AMFV) has been developed by Emirates Defense Technology (EMT) to fulfill a variety of battlefield roles for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Army and possibly foreign customers. No longer content on purchasing military goods through export from the usual global players, the country has been slowly and quietly developing an indigenous military-industrial complex to solve upcoming requirements from within. The Enigma is one such effort, an 8-wheeled, fully-amphibious system featuring the requisite battlefield qualities commonly found in even the best Western offerings. A pilot form (prototype) was showcased during IDEX 2015 to representatives of the UAE government - the Army is looking into acquiring a large stock of 8x8 vehicles with the Enigma being a potential offering.

Like other vehicles in this class, the Enigma showcases a long-running armored hull superstructure atop its 8-wheeled chassis. The glacis plate is broad and well-sloped for basic frontal ballistics protection. The driver maintains a position at front-left with the powerpack to his right. The particular placement of the engine in the hull allows the middle and rear sections to be used for passenger seating and turret installation. A powered door at the rear of the hull supplies the needed entry/exit. The hull's underside is Vee-shaped specifically for mine resistance and tires feature a "run-flat" capability as well as real-time pressure control to suit the running environment. As an amphibious vehicle, the Enigma is propelled through water sources by way of a pair of propeller systems fitted low along the hull rear. Beyond its base all-welded armor protection scheme, the vehicle can also be fielded with applique armor. Survivability is also enhanced by way of smoke grenade dischargers to screen the vehicle, a complete digital Battlefield Management System (BMS), active defense suite, periscopes and local cameras for situational awareness, and an NBC (Nuclear, Biological, Chemical) kit. Creature comforts include an air-conditioning system and heating.

Drive power is through an American Caterpillar C13 diesel engine developing 711 horsepower output. Steering of the two front axles is power-assisted.

As a modular, multirole AFV, the Enigma can fit different turret systems including the complete turret of the Russian BMP-3 series Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) (1 x 100mm main gun with coaxial 30mm autocannon and 1 x 7.62mm coaxial machine gun). Other proposed versions include a Fire Support Vehicle (FSV) mounting a 155mm howitzer and an air-defense vehicle with autocannons.




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