Military Periscope Logo


YP408 (8 x 6) armored personnel carrier

Country of Origin: Netherlands


The Dutch YP408 is an 8 x 6 wheeled armored personnel carrier that wasreplaced by the tracked YPR 765 armored infantry fighting vehicle. The basic YP408 was dubbed the PanserWagen Infantrie-Standard (PWI-S) by the Dutch. One of the few wheeled APCs that was not powered on all axles, the DAF-built YP408 offered a mixture of conventional and unusual features.

The engine was mounted under a prominent housing breaking the plane of a sharply sloped glacis. The longitudinal drive train...

Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.

Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country's armed forces
  • Militant organizations
laptop image

Try Military Periscope free for seven days

Military Periscope Logo

Your online source for military news, weapons, and nation's armed forces worldwide

Military Periscope FEDLINK information

Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065

Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.

600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,

Washington DC, 20037, USA.

(+1) 202-450-3967

©Military Periscope 2023

All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.