Renault Sherpa 2

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Renault Sherpa Light Scout (former Sherpa 2)
Festival automobile international 2012 - Renault Sherpa light Scout - 008.jpg
A Renault Light Scout APC on display.
Type Light tactical vehicle
Place of origin France
Service history
In service 2006 - Present
Used by See Users
Specifications
Weight 7.7 to 9.8 t
Length 5,900 mm (232.3 in)
Width 2,200 mm (86.6 in)
Height 2,100 mm (82.7 in)
Crew 4 or 5

Armor ballistic, mine and IED kits
Main
armament
up to 12.7 mm
Engine Euro 3 or 5
215 hp (160 kW)
Suspension rigid axles
Operational
range
800 to 900 km
Speed 110 to 120 km/h (68–75 mph)

The Sherpa Light Scout (former Sherpa 2) is one of the six versions of the SHERPA LIGHT family of 4x4 tactical and light armoured vehicles developed by Renault Trucks Defense. Available in unarmoured or armoured variants (ballistic, mine and IED kits), the Scout is ideally suited for tactical missions such as scouting, patrol, convoy escort and command and liaison. It is able to transport up to 4 or 5 soldiers or a total payload of up to 4 tonnes.[1]

Its vehicles are available to North American customers via MACK Defense under license.[2]

History[edit]

It was officially unveiled to the public at Eurosatory 2006.[3] In 2010, it changed the name from Sherpa 2 to Light.[4]

Operators[edit]

Map of Renault Sherpa 2 operators in blue

See also[edit]

Comparable French military vehicles[edit]

Comparable military vehicles[edit]

Other Sherpa vehicles[edit]

  • The Renault Sherpa should not be confused with the Leyland Sherpa — see LDV Pilot.

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