Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle (MRAPs)
The ARA or THUNDER is a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle designed to provide ultimate protection for high degree threats. Combining an array of latest technology the ARA is a mission adaptive vehicle that provides superior crew protection and offensive ability.
LENGTH : 6800mm
HEIGHT : 2500mm
WIDTH : 2500mm
WHEELBASE : 3500mm
GROUND CLEARANCE : 250mm
GVW : 19 Ton
PAYLOAD : 3000kg
ENGINE : 218 @ 2200rpm
GEARBOX : Allison 6 Speed Automatic
APPROACH ANGLE : 40deg
DEPARTURE ANGLE : 60deg
MAX SPEED : 96km/h
FUEL TANK CAPACITY : 200 L
The ARA is integrated with a fully independent suspension system.
The independent suspension provides controlled and superior mobility
off-road and tough conditions.
The ARA’s traction and small turning circle gives it superior manoeuvrability through tight areas.
This capability combined with a powerful engine in four-wheel drive train provides the ARA MRAP to deal with extremely rough terrain effortlessly.
The ARA utilizes heavy duty tires that is intended for all terrain operations.
Tire inflation system keeps tired correctly inflated with up to four bullet punctures.
While the internal vehicle run-flat system keeps a vehicle operational even when the tire is damaged.
360 visibility, multiple cameras and monitors. a variety of weapons including a 50 caliber machine gun can be mounted on the 360 roof turret. Which can be opened and fully enclosed.
TURRET MANUAL OR MOTOR CONTROLLED
1. VARIOUS SIZES AND PROFILES
3. MULTIPLE JOYSTICK INPUTS OR THUMB CONTROL
A wide range of optional extras available including electronic countermeasures, grenade launchers, C4IS systems, NBC protection systems
Sidewall gun ports and the option to fit side facing roof hatch. The occupants can defend themselves in safety.
The ARA’s Protection capability comes with full spectrum hybrid armour systems.
As standard, the vehicle armour protection systems is independently tested for STANAG levels and above, and is designed to be fully up-gradable. The ARA can be equipped with slat armours and iron curtains to protect against RPGs.
The can be fitted with unique hybrid passive and reactive armours for effective defence against IEDs, EFPs and shape charge warheads