Following constant changes of Polish Armed Forces and technical solutions applied worldwide in the domain of wheeled armoured vehicles construction, we started the construction of modern wheeled armoured vehicle RYŚ 8 x 8. Well prepared chassis architecture concept, totally conform with the Ministry of Defence requirements, gave in result a very good construction. In 2004, WAPC RYŚ positively passed all tests foreseen for armoured wheeled vehicles for Polish Armed Forces. The acceptation of the previous assumptions resulted in a large family of vehicles constructed on the WAPC RYŚ chassis.
The most important characteristics of basic WAPC RYŚ 8 x 8 chassis are: