BW – SPz Marder 1A3

Marder 1A3 (1)
Marder 1A3 (2)
Marder 1A3 (3)
Marder 1A3 (4)

Schützenpanzer Marder 1A3

The Marder 1A3 is an upgraded version of the Marder 1A2 Armored Infantry Fighting Vehicle (AIFV) and was fielded with the Bundeswehr beginning in November 1989. Up to the end of 1998 2.097 vehicles were upgraded to the 1A3 configuration. The main armament consists of the MK 20mm Rh 202 automatic cannon, the coaxial 7.62mm x 51 MG3 Maschine Gun and the 76mm smoke grenade discharger system with six launchers.

Crew: 3+6
Gross Vehicle Weight: 35,000kg
Military Load Classification: 37
Length: 6.880m
Width: 3.380m
Height: 3.015m
Ground Clearance: 0.45m
Grade: 60%
Slope: 30%


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