BW – SPz Marder 1A5
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.
|Gross Vehicle Weight:||38,500kg|
|Military Loading Class:||42|
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