Wednesday, June 12, 2024

STREIT Group showcases Scorpion armoured personnel carrier at Milipol 2017

The STREIT Group, a Canadian armoured vehicle manufacturer, has showcased Scorpion armoured personnel carrier (APC) during the Milipol 2017 exhibition in Paris.

According to the company, Scorpion APC is a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle which has been designed for tactical response teams and can be configured for a multitude of military applications. It is designed to offer high survivability for tactical response teams and special forces units, and can be configured for use in a range of military applications.

More: STREIT Group successful delivery of more than 750 armored vehicles


The advanced V Shape Hull design of Scorpion incorporates a high ground clearance and acute turning circle, allowing for a superior off-road capability.The Scorpion is fully armored to STANAG 4569 Level 2 and is able to withstand blast effects from mines and IED attacks.

The vehicle can be integrated with add-on armour for high levels of protection against 7.62mm × 51mm calibre armoured piercing rounds fired from a distance of 30m at a speed of 930m/s.

More: STREIT Group showcases Alligator 6×6 is a new type of tactical armored vehicle…

The Scorpion vehicle is powered by a Cummins six-cylinder ISBE 6.7L turbocharged diesel engine. The power-plant develops a maximum power output of 300hp at 1,500rpm and torque of 1,100Nm at 1,500rpm.

The vehicle was unveiled for the first time in 2012 during the defense exhibition in Paris, Eurosatory.

If you would like to show your support for what we are doing, here's where to do it.

If you wish to report grammatical or factual errors within our news articles, you can let us know by using the online feedback form.

Executive Editor

About author:

Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, an accredited defense advisor, and a consultant. His background as a defense advisor and consultant adds a unique perspective to his journalistic endeavors, ensuring that his reporting is well-informed and authoritative. read more



Rheinmetall opens first joint production facility in Ukraine

Rheinmetall, a global defense giant, has opened its first joint facility in Ukraine to repair and produce armored vehicles. This venture is part of a...