APC Assault Ladder

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  • Sherpa APC + échelle d'assaut
  • Description

    Sherpa Light 4x4 light tactical vehicles family is designed to provide light forces (infantry, paratroopers, marines, internal security) very high performances in terms of mobility and carrying capacity. Sherpa Light vehicles are equipped with protection systems against mines and improvised explosive devices and a ballistic protection according to CEN 1063 and STANAG 4569.

    Sherpa Light APC Assault Ladder is an armoured transport vehicle capable to carry up to 2 + 8 men and their equipment. The vehicle is particularly suitable for internal security and counter-terrorism missions. Its 8.5 meters assault scale is designed to support a response team that can go up to 10 personnel. The modular platform disposed on the roof is equipped with a hydraulic ramp and ladders. The ramp provides access to the doors of aircrafts such as a B747 and an A380.

    Sherpa Light family includes different versions, according to the military or internal security profiles. The vehicle has not only convinced France, but also NATO and armies and police forces in the Middle East, Asia and Latin America.

  • Characteristics
    GVW 11 t
    Wheelbase 3.79 m
    Lenght/width/height 6 x 2.3 x 2.4 m
    Ground clearance 0.33 m (under axle)
    Max crew 2+8
    Max roadspeed 110 km/h
    Max autonomy 1000 km
    Fording 0.75 to 1 m
    Vertical obstacle 0.4 m
    Trench 0.9 m
    Gradient 60%
    Side slope 40%
    Air transport A400M, C-130H, C130-H30