International MXT-MV

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International MXT-MV
Husky armoured vehicle.jpg
British 'Husky TSV' armoured vehicle
Place of origin United States
Service history
In service 2006-
Used by United Kingdom
Production history
Designer International Truck
Designed 2005
Manufacturer International Truck
Produced 2006-
Variants MXT-MVA
Specifications
Length 230"-270"
Width 96"
Height 93" (operational)
91" (transport)
Crew 1+10

Armor Variable level armor kits
Main
armament
optional remote weapon station
Engine International VT 365
Transmission Allison 2500 SP
Suspension 4x4, wheeled
Ground clearance 12"
Operational
range
400 miles

The MXT-MV (Military Extreme Truck - Military Version) was introduced in 2006. Part of International Truck's Military Vehicles line, it is an International MXT extensively modified for military duty, transportable by C-130.[1]

Features[edit]

  • 12 V/24 V/110 V Diamond Logic electrical system/vehicle monitoring
  • 40° approach angle
  • 25° departure angle
  • 30" fording capability
  • 1-10 passengers depending on configuration

Variants[edit]

Both variants are available with three different cab configurations: Standard, Extended Cab, and Crew Cab.

MXT-MV[edit]

Standard, unarmored version.

MXT-MVA (Armored)[edit]

The Plasan Sasa designed [2] armored version, the MXT-MVA, has the choice of two removable armor kits, dubbed A-Kit and B-Kit, with increasing levels of protection against bullets, mines, and IEDs.[3]

Husky TSV[edit]

The Husky is a variant of the MXT-MVA modified to satisfy the UK MoD's Tactical Support Vehicles (TSV) requirements for the British Army.[4]

M-ATV[edit]

Navistar built its rejected M-ATV candidate sharing some powertrain & suspension components with the MXT, but with a completely unique chassis. This protection system was designed by Navistar rather than their normal MXT and MRAP partner, Plasan.[5][6]

Operators[edit]

  • The MXT-MVA was demonstrated to the US Army on August 14, 2006 at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds.[7]
  • The Navistar MXT-MVA is the UK's Husky Tactical Support Vehicle (Medium). A contract for 351 (262+89) vehicles has been signed. [8]

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