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XA-180 (6 x 6) armored personnel carrier

Country of Origin: Finland


The Patria XA-180 6 x 6 wheeled armored personnel carrier (APC) was developed to fill a Finnish army need for a new APC to supplement the 60 Soviet-supplied BTR-60s in service in the 1980s.

The basic design is optimized for simplicity of use and structure and low-cost maintenance.

The hull of the XA-185, the designation for the improved vehicle following the initial XA-180 production variant, is made of all-welded steel armor, providing protection against small-arms fire and shell...

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