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VBL

Panhard

Panhard VBL equipped with Hutchinson runflat tyres during Eurosatory 2004 mobiity demonstration.VBL shown during mobility demonstrations at Eurosatory 2004 VBL is a 4 ton class 4x4 armored vehicle offered in short or long versions, offered in various configurations including infantry carrier, scout, intelligence and EW, liaison, security, command, anti-tank and anti-aircraft roles. Over 2,400 are operational or on order with 15 world armies. The vehicle offers high mobility on land, and has full amphibious VBL retains it floating capability with full armor protection.capability. It is also deployable on helicopters and transport aircraft, such as C-160 and C-130. The VBL has an integral steel armored hull, providing protection against 7.62mm and fragmentation, and anti-personnel mines. It has a payload of 1 ton, including crew and armament.

VBL Armored car used by the Greek army as part of KFOR in Kosovo

 

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