BW – Schützenpanzer Puma


Schützenpanzer Puma

After many years of preparation and development, the two manufacturers KMW and Rheinmetall Landsysteme, as well as PSM, handed over the first Puma Armored Infantry Fighting Vehicle (AIFV) in the Operational Level 1 to the Bundeswehr on 24 June 2015. Overall the Bundeswehr ordered 342 Puma AIFVs and 8 Puma Driver`s Training Vehicles. The armament consists of the 30mm x 173 MK30-22/ABM automatic cannon, 5.56mm x 45 MG4 machine gun, MELLS anti-tank guided missile launcher with two ATGMs and the Active Self-Protection System with an IR-jammer, four sensor heads and the adjustable 76mm smokescreen dispenser system at the rear of the turret.

Crew: 3+6
Gross Vehicle Weight: 43,000kg
Military Load Classification: 48
Length: 7.624m
Width: 3.955m
Height: 3.575m
Ground Clearance: 0.45m
Grade: 60%
Slope: 30%


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Publication about the SPz Puma

Yearbook – Armoured Vehicles of the Modern German Army 2018

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