Friday, December 2, 2022

Czech company unveils new PERUN special operations vehicle at DSEI 2017

The SVOS Company is unveiling the new PERUN special operations vehicle at the DSEI defence exhibition in London.

The Perun is a new multi-purpose armoured vehicle PERUN (4×4 and 6×6) and developed for the Czech Special Forces. The Perun is a new generation of multi-purpose armoured vehicles with great versatility in combat and flexibility in integration, as well as vehicles with very effective in urban and off-road operations.

According to the company, the new vehicle can carry a total of 6 military personnel, with driver and commander at the front, three people in the middle and there is one more seat at the rear. The Perun has a GVW of 13,000 kg with a kerb weight of 10,400 kg including ballistic and mine protection and a payload capacity of 2,600 kg.


Measuring 6 m long, 2.3 m wide, and 2.6 m tall, the vehicle has a wheelbase of 3.8 m and a track width of 1.97 m. It is air transportable via the C-130 Hercules medium airlifter.

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