PARS III 6x6 [REVIEW + SPECS] | Defence Database
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PARS III 6x6 is an armoured personnel carrier (APC) manufactured by the Turkish company FNSS.

Is the 6x6 variant of the larger PARS III 8x8 armoured personnel carrier.

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PARS 6x6 has a combat weight of 25 tonnes (25,000 kg), and measures 7 m in length, 2.9 m in width, and 2.4 m in height.

It is powered by a diesel engine coupled to a fully automatic transmission with eight (8) gears (7 forward and 1 reverse).

It can reach a maximum speed of 100 km/h and has an operational range of 800+ km.

Like the larger 8x8 variant, PARS 6x6 has an angle of approach of 50 degrees and an angle of departure of 40 degrees.

Has a gradient of 60%, a side slope of 30%, can cross trenches of 1.75 m wide, can cross vertical obstacles with a hight of 0.70 m, and has a turning radius of 7 m.

PARS 6x6 can be transported by air using C130 Hercules, Airbus A400M, C17 Globemaster, or C5 Galaxy.

FNSS PARS III 6x6 - General Data and Specifications:
Type 6x6 armoured personnel carrier (APC)
Mass / Weight Combat weight:
25 tonnes (25,000 kg)
Length 7 m
Width 2.9 m
Height 2.4 m to hull roof
crew 9
Speed 100 km/h on road
Operational Range 800+ km
Turn Radius 7 m (Curb to curb)
Engine Diesel engine
Transmission Fully Automatic with 8 gears (7 Forward, 1 Reverse)
Suspension Double Wishbone, Independent and Hydro-Pneumatic
Angle of Approach 50°
Angle of Departure 40°
Gradient 60%
Side Slope 30%
Vertical Obstacle 0.70 m
Trench Crossing 1.75 m
Transportability C-130H Hercules, A400M Atlas, C-17 Globemaster III, C-5 Galaxy