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BWP-1 PUMA RCWS 30

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Infantry fighting vehicle BWP-1 PUMA RCWS 30Dimensions

  • Height with the turret 2.45 m.
Armament
  • RCWS-30 RAFAEL RCWS turret with 7.62 mm MG was mounted. (R emote- C ontrolled W eapon S tation)
  • Barrel elevation angle: -20° to +60°
  • Turret maximum rotation speed: 1 rad/s.
  • Day and night sighting system.
  • Electric turret stabilisation system.
  • SSP-1 OBRA passive protection system was mounted
Drive / Propulsion
  • Rapidly replaceable powerpack (time of replacement up to 60 minutes) was mounted
  • Rubber pads on track chains were mounted, permitting to run on public roads.
  • Elastomere buffers and shock absorbers increasing the suspension resource between overhauls were installed.
Electric installation
  • The vehicle was equipped with the lights required for public roads traffic.
  • Diagnostic socket for rapid diagnostics of the propulsion unit and in accumulators was installed.
Equipment
  • PZUŁW FONET intercom system
  • Fire extinguishing and anti-explosive system
  • TAFIOS NBC protection system
  • PANDORA sight protection system
  • Navigation system
  • Passive day and night observation devices
  • Integrated UHF on-board radio post with hopping frequency.
  • TPC on-board terminal
  • Heating of crew department, traction engine and of the fuel
  • Floats increasing the vehicle displacement and the resistance against blasts and small calibre ammunition.
Ergonomy
  • Anti-skid covers were mounted, in order to prevent the crew skids in the armour.
  • The devices protecting the crew during the running with opened hatches were installed.
  • Plates covering sharp parts of periscopes, doors and hatches were installed, increasing the comfort of crew and of assault.