BW – SPz Marder 1A5

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Schützenpanzer Marder 1A5

The Marder 1A5 is an upgraded version of the Marder 1A3 Armored Infantry Fighting Vehicle (AIFV) and was fielded with the Bundeswehr beginning in December 2002. The upgrades were necessary to improve the mine protection of the vehicle. Overall the Bundeswehr only upgraded 74 Marder 1A3 to the 1A5 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: 38,500kg
Military Load Classification: 42
Length: 6.880m
Width: 3.380m
Height: 3.015m
Ground Clearance: 0.425m
Grade: 60%
Slope: 30%

 

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