Mowag Piranha V
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Danish MOWAG Piranha V
|Type||Infantry Fighting Vehicle|
|Place of origin||Switzerland|
|Designer||MOWAG Motor Car Factory, Kreuzlingen, Switzerland|
|Weight||30 t (66,000 lb)|
|Length||8 m (26 ft)|
|Width||2.99 m (9.8 ft)|
|Height||2.34 m (7.7 ft)|
|Crew||3 (+ 8 passengers)|
|1× 12.7 mm MG turret or MOWAG apex mount, or grenade launcher, TOW anti-tank missile, or Mephisto ATM.|
|Engine||MTU 6V199 TE21
430 kW (577 hp)
|Suspension||Hydropneumatic 8×8 wheeled|
|550 km (340 mi)|
|Speed||100 kilometres per hour (62 mph), water 10 km/h (6 mph)|
The Piranha V Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) is one variant of the fifth generation of the MOWAG Piranha family of vehicles. It was designed by General Dynamics European Land Systems - Mowag GmbH.
The Piranha V is powered by a MTU 6V199 TE21 diesel engine which produces 430 kW.
STANAG 4569 Level 4/4a/4b (independently certified) - STANAG 5 also available.
- Danish Army - in the process of acquiring 309, first delivered in May 2017, last expected to be in use by 2023.
- Monégasque Carabiniers – 2 Piranha V.
- Spanish Army – 5 units acquired in 2015 as prototypes for the VBMR program, in order to replace the existing BMR and VEC cavalry vehicles.
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