Reva APC

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Reva 4x4 APC
Reva APC.jpg
A Reva 4x4 APC at Camp Victory, Iraq
Type Armoured personnel carrier
Place of origin  South Africa
Specifications
Weight 7.8 t
Length 6.0 m
Width 2.48 m
Height 2.4 m
Crew 10

Main
armament
various machine guns
Engine Cummins GBT - 5.9 TC 6-cylinder in-line water-cooled direct-injection turbocharged diesel engine
132kW
Suspension 4×4-wheeled
Operational
range
500 km
Speed 100 km/h (62 mph)

The REVA 4x4 MKII Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) is a mine-protected vehicle. It is produced by ICP South Africa. The vehicle’s V-shaped hull offers protection against land mines and Improvised Explosive Devices (IED)s. The vehicle has space for at least 10 passengers. Ten firing ports are also available. Two light machine guns can be used and cover a 360-degree on roller bearing turret hatches.

The vehicle is often confused with the Mamba and the RG-31.

Production history[edit]

Variants[edit]

The REVA 4x4 APC is available as a 10 seater vehicle which includes the driver and co-driver. It was designed in October 2004. ICP are the owners of the Blue Print data pack of the REVA 4x4.

Other models available are:

  • A command and control vehicle
  • An ambulance
  • A recovery vehicle
  • A VIP carrier

Operators[edit]

Combat history[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Trade Registers". Armstrade.sipri.org. Retrieved 2013-06-20. 

See also[edit]

Other wheeled APCs and IFVs developed in South Africa
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