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Badger infantry combat vehicle

Country of Origin: South Africa


The Badger will be South Africa's replacement for its aging Ratel infantry fighting vehicles. It is based on the hull of the Finnish AMV vehicle and fitted with domestically developed turrets.

The Badger is an 8 x 8 wheeled vehicle with good mobility over rough terrain. Each vehicle will be equipped with four computers. The hull is modified from the original Patria design to a higher level of ballistic and mine protection. The manufacturers say it can survive blasts equal to 22...

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