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SA Forces Vehicle Specifications
These specifications are compiled from a database of specifications that I have been working on for some time. Still very much a Work in Progress, though...
 
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i.VehicleEland-60 Eland-90 Mk 7 Ferret Scout Car Mk I Ferret Scout Car Mk II Saracen Saracen Armoured Ambulance
ii.TypeArmoured Cars and Personnel Carriers Armoured Cars and Personnel Carriers Armoured Cars and Personnel Carriers Armoured Cars and Personnel Carriers Armoured Cars and Personnel Carriers Armoured Cars and Personnel Carriers
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a.VehicleEland-60 Eland-90 Mk 7 Ferret Scout Car Mk I Ferret Scout Car Mk II Saracen Saracen Armoured Ambulance
b.Weight5 200 kg 6 tonnes (5481 kg unloaded) 3.7 t 4.2 t 10170 kg  
c.Length4.04 m 4.04 m; 5.12 m (gun forward) 3.7 m 3.8 m 5233 mm  
d.Width2.015 m 2.015 m 1.91 m 1.91 m 2539 mm  
e.Height1.88 m 2,25 m 1.48 m 1.88 m 2463 mm  
f.Crew3 3 2 3 2+10  
g.Armour      
h.Primary Armament60 mm breech-loading mortar in a 2-man turret 90mm Denel GT-2 gun 7.62mm GPMG if fitted .30 M1919 Browning machine gun 7.62mm GPMG if fitted .30 M1919 Browning machine gun 7.62 mm GPMG  
i.Secondary Armament1 x 7.62 mm MG (coaxial), 7.62 mm MG (anti-aircraft), 1 x 7.62 mm GPMG on the turret roof 1 x 7.62 mm MG (coaxial), 7.62 mm MG (anti-aircraft), 1 x 7.62 mm MG (anti-aircraft), 4 x 2 smoke grenade dischargers None None 7.62 mm GPMG  
j.EngineGeneral Motors 2.5 l (150 cu in) inline 4-cylinder water-cooled petrol General Motors 2.5 l (150 cu in) inline 4-cylinder water-cooled petrol Rolls Royce B60 Inlet over Exhaust I6 petrol 130 hp (97 kW) Rolls Royce B60 Inlet over Exhaust I6 petrol 130 hp (97 kW) 160 h.p.  
k.Power/Weight12.6 kW/t 12.6 kW/t 35.1 hp/tonne 35.1 hp/tonne 15.73 h.p./t  
l.SuspensionWheeled 4x4. Fully independent, active trailing arms, coil springs and shock absorbers Wheeled 4x4; Fully independent, active trailing arms, coil springs and shock absorbers Wheeled 4x4 Wheeled 4x4 Wheeled 6x6  
m.Transmission6-speed manual gearbox , 6 forward gears and 1 reverse. Permanent 4 x 46-speed manual gearbox , 6 forward gears and 1 reverse. Permanent 4 x 4    
n.BrakesDual-circuit, parking, crawl and exhaust brake Dual-B32circuit, parking, crawl and exhaust brake     
o.Tyres4 + 1 12,00 x 16 M, run flat 4 + 1 12,00 x 16 M, run flat     
p.Track1,62 m 1,62 m 1539 mm 1539 mm   
q.Wheelbase2,5 m 2,5 m 2286 mm 2286 mm 1524 mm  
r.Driveline      
s.Operating Range450 km at 80 km/h; 250 km Cross country 450 km at 80 km/h; 250 km Cross country 310 km 310 km 700 km  
t.Speed-Offroad30 km/h 25 km/h     
u.Speed-Road90 km/h 85 km/h 93 km/h 93 km/h 72 km/h  
v.Fuel Capacity143 litres 143 litres 95 litres 95 litres 200 litres 200 litres
w.Fuel Consumption29 litres/100km 29 litres/100km 96 litres/100km 96 litres/100km 57 litres/100km 57 litres/100km
x.Fuel TypePetrol (R) Petrol (R) Petrol (R) Petrol (R) Petrol (R) Petrol (R)
y.Clearance400 mm 380 mm 330 mm 330 mm 432 mm  
zGradient60% 60% 46% 46% 60%  
za.Side Slope13.5° 30%   30%  
zb.Vertical Step0,3 m 0,3 m 406 mm 406 mm 460 mm  
zc.Trench0,5 m 0,5 m 1220 mm 1220 mm   
zd.Fording0,615 m or 0,82 m with fording plate 0,615 m or 0,82 m with fording plate 914 mm 914 mm   

Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET

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