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Otokar ARMA 8x8 APC
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ARMA 8x8 is a armoured personnel carrier (APC) developed by the Turkish company Otokar.

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ARMA 8x8 armoured personnel carrier has a gross vehicle weight up to 24 tonnes (24,000 kg).

Otokar ARMA 8x8 measures 7.90 m (7,900 mm) in length, 2.90 m (2,900 mm) in width, 2.30 m (2,300 mm) in height, and has a ground clearance of 0.420 m (420 mm).

It has a crew of two (2) including the driver and the commander, and can accomodate twelve (12) soldiers.

ARMA 8x8 APC is powered by a 450 hp to 700 hp turbocharged diesel engine coupled to an automatic transmission.

It has an operational range of 700 km and can reach a maximum speed on road of more than 100 km/h.

ARMA 8x8 is an amphibious armoured personnel carrier, being able to cross waters at a speed of 8 km/h and having a fording depth of 1.80 m (1,800 mm).

Regarding its mobility performance, Otokar ARMA 8x8 has a slide slope of 30%, a gradeability of 60%, can cross vertical obstacles with a height of 0.70 m (700 mm) and can cross trenches of 2 m (2,000 mm) wide.

It has an angle of attack of 42 degrees and a departure angle of 42 degrees also.

Otokar ARMA 8x8 - General Data and Specifications:
Type 8x8 armoured personnel carrier
Manufacturer and Builders Otokar
Mass / Weight Gross vehicle weight:
24 tonnes (24,000 kg)
Length 7.85 m (7,850 mm)
Width 2.70 m (2,700 mm)
Height 2.220 m (2,220 mm)
Ground Clearance 0.42 m (420 mm)
crew Up to 12, including driver and commander
Fuel Capacity 400 liters (internal fuel tank)
Speed 105 km/h on road
8 km/h in water
Operational Range 700 km
Power-to-Weight Ratio 18.75 hp/ton @ 24,000 kg
Engine 450 hp (336 kW) @ 2,200 rpm, 8.9 liters, 6 cylinders, 1,627 Nm @1,300 rpm, water cooled, turbo charged diesel engine
Transmission Automatic with 8 gears (7 forward, 1 reverse)
Suspension Fully independent suspension with hydro-pneumatic struts on each wheel
Fully independent suspension with telescopic type shock absorber & helical spring
Angle of Approach 42 degrees
Angle of Departure 42 degrees
Gradient 60%
Side Slope 30%
Vertical Obstacle 0.60 m (600 mm)
Trench Crossing 2.0 m (2,000 mm)