A NEW GENERATION OF AMPHIBIOUS ARMOURED VEHICLES

SUPERAV - Amphibious Armoured Vehicle 8X8

The SUPERAV 8×8 represents the state-of-art in armoured amphibious vehicle design and performance. Capable of supporting littoral operations in the open ocean beyond Sea State 3 and conducting ship-to-target operations, the vehicle can carry a mission load of 10t, including an overhead weapon station capable of mounting weapons up to 40mm calibre, advanced command and control suite and mission equipment. The SUPERAV 8×8 is equipped with a 6 cylinder 700hp FPT engine, Allison transmission, proprietary H-type driveline, independent hydro-pneumatic McPherson type suspension, 16.00 R20 wheels and is propelled in navigation by two independent propellers. The vehicle has an underbody armour volume of 18m3 and can carry 13 dismounts plus driver, gunner and commander in blast mitigating seats. The SUPERAV 8×8 can be fitted out to Customer specifications for mission roles ranging from APC (Armoured Personnel Carrier), to CP (Command Post), IFV (Infantry Fighting Vehicle), Ambulance, Recovery and other variants.

31.5tG.V.W

515kWpower

3000Nmtorque

SUPPLIERS OF THE US MARINE CORPS

In September 2011, Iveco Defence Vehicles signed a teaming agreement with BAE Systems to offer the US Marines a superior solution for their Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) program, based on the Iveco Defence Vehicles SUPERAV 8×8 platform. The first 16 prototypes were delivered to the Marine Corps in 2017. Over the following 15 months, the companies assisted the US Marine Corps in the Developmental Testing and Operational Assessment of these vehicles, the performance of which achieved superlative results in both land and amphibious operations, payload capacity and protection.

 

 

Thanks to this exemplary teamwork, in June 2018 the team BAE Systems and Iveco Defence Vehicles was awarded the framework contract to deliver about 200 vehicles to the USMC, with the first fielding foreseen in 2020. Under this contract, Iveco Defence Vehicles is Design Authority and owner of the Intellectual Property for the vehicular platform, and is supplying all 8×8 amphibious armoured platform design, core components (powerpack, driveline, propellers, etc.) and services.

 

 

 

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PROTECTION

Monocoque hull with multiple
protection layers

PERFORMANCE

Sea: open-ocean capable
up to Sea State 3+ Land: 100+km/h

MOBILITY

Best in class all-terrain mobility

POWER

New 6-cylinder, 700 horsepower engine

DESIGN

Troops seat structure decoupled from
the hull and crew suspended seats
with energy absorption device

CREW AND TROOP

Up to 3 crew and 13 troops in 18m3
in protected area

ARMAMENT

RWS mounting weapons
up to 40mm calibre

SUPERAV

AMPHIBIOUS ARMOURED VEHICLE 8x8

Technical Features
Length

8750 mm

Height

2790 mm

Overall width

3120 mm

Approach angle

42°

Departure angle

43°

Personnel embarked

up to 3 + 13

Empty weight

27,500 kg

Payload

4000 kg

Gross Vehicle Weight

31,500 kg

Internal volume

>18 m3

Max. speed land

> 105 km/h

 

Max. speed water

6 knots – > 11km/h

Gradient

>60.0%

Side slope

>30.0%

Range on road (at 70 km/h)

>700.0 km

Step

>0.65 m

Trench

>2.0 m

Turning circle radius

15 m

Engine

IVECO Cursor 16
Turbocharged
Intercooler

Fuel

Multifuel

Power

700 hp (515 kW)

Torque

3000 Nm

Gearbox

ALLISON 4800 SP

Number of gears

7 + 2 r

AMPHIBIOUS OPERATION
  • Sea State >3
  • Hydraulic-powered independent propellers
  • Trim Vane
  • Ship to shore Capable
  • Bilge Pumps
Driveline / Suspension
  • Single differential twin-shaft design
  • Independent Hydro-pneumatic McPherson Style suspensions
  • Steering on 1st and 2nd axle (opt. 4th)
  • Transversal differential lock
  • Disengageable front axle
Wheels
  • 16.00 R20 XZL
  • Central Tyre Inflation System (CTIS)
Electric System
  • Built-in Diagnostic System
  • >900 A User Available Power
Survivability
  • High hardness monocoque steel hull
  • Direct fire ballistic armoured
  • A/T mines protection
  • Anti-mine seats
  • Automatic Fire Suppression System