Protection systems for Pandur I


RUAG develop protection systems for Austrian and Belgium Pandur I fleet.


Pandur-I 6x6 A001

Pandur. Photo Credit : Austrian MoD


     RUAG Defence signs contract to develop protection systems for Austrian and Belgian Pandur I fleet. In a joint procurement effort Austria and Belgium, whereby Austria has the lead, have awarded RUAG Defence to upgrade their fleet of Pandur I with ballistic protection kits.

     All five variants of the Pandur I will be upgrade with mine protection, IED protection and ballistic protection. The realisation of the project will strat this spring and will be finished by the end of 2020.

     SidePRO-KE/IED is a highly engineered, fully integrated, modular polyvalent composite protection system that utilises a variety of advanced lightweight materials for direct application on armoured vehicles.

     MinePRO is a lightweight, blast and EFP resistant, easy to mount armour plate based on state-of-the art technology tto ensure the safety of the crew. Further, all other subsystems of the vehicle such as stowage, seating for crew, driver and commander shall be evaluated, improved, reinforced or replaced.


Pandur-I 6x6 A002

Pandur. Photo Credit : Austrian MoD


Pandur-I 6x6 A003

Pandur. Photo Credit : Belgian MoD


Pandur-I 6x6 A004

Pandur. Photo Credit : Belgian MoD



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