Wiesel 1 armored weapon carrier Weapon Systems // Ground Combat Vehicles // Armored Reconnaissance


Country of Origin: Germany

The Wiesel is an air-transportable, tracked, armored weapons carrier. The small, lightly armored vehicle has a sharply sloped glacis plate, straight roofline and sponsoned sides. The hull is of all-welded steel construction, providing protection against shell splinters and 7.62-mm rounds.  The driver's hatch is in the front, right side of the roof with the engine to his left. The driver has three periscopes for looking out the front and sides of the vehicle. The center periscope can...

 

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