BOV M11

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BOV M11
BOV M11 by Yugoimport.jpg
BOV M11
Type Light armored reconnaissance vehicle
Place of origin Serbia
Service history
Used by See Operators
Production history
Designer Military Technical Institute Belgrade
Manufacturer Yugoimport SDPR
Specifications
Weight 9.5 tonnes (20,062 lbs)
Length 5.7 m (18 ft 8 in)
Width 2.53 m (8 ft 4 in)
Height 2.33 m (7 ft 8 in)
Crew 3 + 4 passengers[1]

Armor STANAG 4569 Level III front, Level II sides and aft.
Main
armament
12.7mm RWS provides day/night sight
Engine diesel
190 hp
Suspension 4×4 wheeled, fully independent
Operational
range
600 km
Speed 100 km/h (62 mph)

The BOV M11 is part of the BOV family of light armored vehicles. The M11 is a 4x4 all-wheel drive vehicle specialized in reconnaissance. It is armored vehicle manufactured in SDPR "Complex Battle Systems" factory in Velika Plana, Serbia.[2]

Description[edit]

The BOV M11 has primary role as reconnaissance vehicle and command-reconnaissance vehicle. If used by artillery units it could be remote observation post that observes enemy and guides firing. It has a crew of 3, including driver, commander and gunner. Has room for four more personnel that could include based on concrete mission scouts and artillery command platoon’s CO. The vehicle has a four-wheel drive and is powered by a diesel engine developing 190 hp. It has many special reconnaissance systems and artillery systems built in based on concrete mission role. Driver has thermal camera sight at front and CCD TV camera at rear.[3] It is armed with 12.7 mm remote-controlled weapon station for day and night combat and fire on move and stand. It is possible to integrate another RCWS with 7.62mm gun and for more recce combat role RCWS with 30 mm grenade launcher BGA-30 or M10 RCWS with 20mm gun and 7.62mm coaxial gun.

Equipment for artillery reconnaissance vehicle include: 1. Artillery electronic direction finder (AEG) 2. Communications equipment 3. Artillery battery FCS computer

Operators[edit]

Map with Yugimport BOV M11 operators in blue

Current operators[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Y-Report (No. 28)". p. 46 - Command Reconnaissance Artillery Vehicle. 
  2. ^ "Srbija ima fabriku složenih borbenih sistema" (in Serbian). Al Jazeera Balkans. 29 December 2012. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  3. ^ - Family of multi-role combat armored vehicles BOV M11 4x4
  4. ^ "Počeo izvoz borbenih vozila" (in Serbian). Kurir. 11 June 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "U Velikoj Plani sklapaće se "bov M10" i "bov M11"" (in Serbian). POLITIKA. 30 November 2012. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Počeo izvoz borbenih vozila" (in Serbian). Kurir. 11 June 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  7. ^ http://www.politika.rs/scc/clanak/357647/Zandarmerija-dobila-oklopna-vozila.  Missing or empty |title= (help)