The Italian-built Type 6614 is a 4x4 armored personnel carrier produced jointly by the FIAT and Oto Melara defense firms. The Type 6614 is commanded by a single individual (driver) with provisions for up to 10 combat-ready passengers, equipment or medical litters. Mission-specific armament (including a dual-mounted .30 caliber machine gun setup) can be mounted on a powered cupola and firing ports (a total of 9 - four on the left side, three on the right and two rear-facing) are afforded the interior passengers.
The Type 6614 is very similar to the Type 6616 armored car and is completely amphibious (powered by its own wheels and an integrated bilge pump system). Passive armor is available, as are smoke grenade dischargers, for added protection to the crew and cargo areas.
In all, the FIAT / Oto Melara Type 6614 is an adaptable-frame vehicle suitable for many mission-assignments, one role of which is currently serving in urban warfare and defense throughout Iraq with the Italian security services. The Type 6614 is also produced locally in South Korea under license.
Argentina; Italy; Libya; Peru; Somalia; South Korea; Tunisia; Venezuela
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
19.2 ft 5.86 m
8.2 ft 2.5 m
5.8 ft 1.78 m
18,739 lb 8,500 kg
9.4 tons LIGHT
(Showcased structural values pertain to the base Type 6614 production variant. Length typically includes main gun in forward position if applicable to the design)
1 x IVECO Model 8062.24 supercharged liquid-cooled inline diesel engine developing 160 horsepower at 3,200rpm.
62.1 mph (100.0 kph)
435.0 mi (700.0 km)
(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the base Type 6614 production variant. Compare this entry against any other in our database)
1 x 12.7mm heavy machine gun OR 1 x 7.62mm light machine gun (single or dual mount).
(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
1,000 x 12.7mm ammunition
2,000 x 7.62mm ammunition
Type 6614 - Base production model; variants included Battlefield Ambulance, Armored Personnel Carrier, Command Post, Mortar Carrier, and Reconnaissance vehicles.
KM-900 - South Korean-produced model
Type 6616 - Variant fitted with 20mm-armed turret; production by OTO Melara.
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