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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.VehicleRatel-12.7 Ratel-20 Ratel-20 ARV Ratel-60 Ratel-81 Ratel-90
ii.TypeArmoured Mine Protected Fighting Vehicles Armoured Mine Protected Fighting Vehicles Armoured Mine Protected Fighting Vehicles Armoured Mine Protected Fighting Vehicles Armoured Mine Protected Fighting Vehicles Armoured Mine Protected Fighting Vehicles
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Vehicle Specifications
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a.VehicleRatel-12.7 Ratel-20 Ratel-20 ARV Ratel-60 Ratel-81 Ratel-90
b.Weight18.5 tonnes 18.5 tonnes 18.5+ tonnes 18.5 tonnes 18.5 tonnes 19 tonnes
c.Length7.212 m 7.212 m 7.212+ m 7.212 m 7.212 m 7.212 m
d.Width2.516 m 2.516 m 2.516 m 2.516 m 2.516 m 2.516 m
e.Height2.915 m 2.915 m 2.915 m 3,11 m (overall) 2.915 m 2.915 m
f.Crew4 + 3 4 + 7 4 + 7 4 + 7 4 + 3 3 (commander, gunner, driver) + up to 6 infantry
g.Armour20 mm (front plate) 7.5mm (sides and top) 20 mm (front plate) 7.5mm (sides and top) 20 mm (front plate) 7.5mm (sides and top) 20 mm (front plate) 7.5mm (sides and top) 20 mm (front plate) 7.5mm (sides and top) 20 mm (front plate) 7.5mm (sides and top)
h.Primary Armament12.7 mm heavy machine gun 20mm GI-2 Rapid Fire Automatic Cannon 20mm GI-2 Rapid Fire Automatic Cannon 60 mm Breech Loading Mortar 81 mm M3 Mortar 90 mm GT2 semi-automatic low velocity gun
i.Secondary Armament1 x 7.62 mm MG (coaxial), 7.62 mm MG (anti-aircraft), 1 x 7.62 mm MG (anti-aircraft), 2 x 2 smoke grenade dischargers 1 x 7.62 mm MG (coaxial), 7.62 mm MG (anti-aircraft), 1 x 7.62 mm MG (anti-aircraft), 2 x 2 smoke grenade dischargers 1 x 7.62 mm MG (coaxial), 7.62 mm MG (anti-aircraft), 1 x 7.62 mm MG (anti-aircraft), 2 x 2 smoke grenade dischargers 1 x 7.62 mm MG (anti-aircraft) 1 x 7.62 mm MG (anti-aircraft) 1 x 7.62 mm MG (coaxial), 7.62 mm MG (anti-aircraft), 1 x 7.62 mm MG (anti-aircraft), 2 x 2 smoke grenade dischargers
j.EngineD 3256 BTXF 6-cylinder in-line turbocharged diesel 282 hp (210 kW) D 3256 BTXF 6-cylinder in-line turbocharged diesel 282 hp (210 kW) D 3256 BTXF 6-cylinder in-line turbocharged diesel 282 hp (210 kW) D 3256 BTXF 6-cylinder in-line turbocharged diesel 282 hp (210 kW) D 3256 BTXF 6-cylinder in-line turbocharged diesel 282 hp (210 kW) D 3256 BTXF 6-cylinder in-line turbocharged diesel 282 hp (210 kW)
k.Power/Weight15.24 hp/tonne 15.24 hp/tonne 15.24 hp/tonn 15.24 hp/tonne 15.24 hp/tonne 15.24 hp/tonne
l.SuspensionWheeled 6x6. Solid axle with coil springs and double acting hydraulic shock absorbers supported by wishbones and longitudinal arms Wheeled 6x6. Solid axle with coil springs and double acting hydraulic shock absorbers supported by wishbones and longitudinal arms Wheeled 6x6. Solid axle with coil springs and double acting hydraulic shock absorbers supported by wishbones and longitudinal arms Wheeled 6x6. Solid axle with coil springs and double-acting hydraulic shock absorbers supported by wishbones and longtudinal arms Wheeled 6x6. Solid axle with coil springs and double acting hydraulic shock absorbers supported by wishbones and longitudinal arms Wheeled 6x6. Solid axle with coil springs and double acting hydraulic shock absorbers supported by wishbones and longitudinal arms
m.TransmissionAutomatic gearbox, 6 forward gears and 1 reverse. 2-speed transfer boxAutomatic gearbox, 6 forward gears and 1 reverse. 2-speed transfer boxAutomatic gearbox, 6 forward gears and 1 reverse. 2-speed transfer boxAutomatic gearbox, 6 forward gears and 1 reverse . 2-speed transfer boxAutomatic gearbox, 6 forward gears and 1 reverse . 2-speed transfer boxAutomatic gearbox, 6 forward gears and 1 reverse. 2-speed transfer box
n.BrakesHydro-pneumatic on front wheels and air-mechanical on rear 4 wheels, parking, crawl and exhaust brakes Hydro-pneumatic on front wheels and air-mechanical on rear 4 wheels, parking, crawl and exhaust brakes Hydro-pneumatic on front wheels and air-mechanical on rear 4 wheels, parking, crawl and exhaust brakes Hydro-pneumatic on front wheels and air-mechanical on rear 4 wheels, parking, crawl and exhaust brakes Hydro-pneumatic on front wheels and air-mechanical on rear 4 wheels, parking, crawl and exhaust brakes Hydro-pneumatic on front wheels and air-mechanical on rear 4 wheels, parking, crawl and exhaust brakes
o.Tyres6 + 1 spare 14,00 x 20 M, run flat 6 + 1 spare 14,00 x 20 M, run flat 6 + 1 spare 14,00 x 20 M, run flat 6 + 1 spare 14,00 x 20 M, run flat 6 + 1 spare 14,00 x 20 M, run flat 6 + 1 spare 14,00 x 20 M, run flat
p.Track2,08 m 2,08 m 2,08 m 2,08 m 2,08 m 2,08 m
q.Wheelbase2,809 m + 1,4 m 2,809 m + 1,4 m 2,809 m + 1,4 m 2,809 m + 1,4 m 2,809 m + 1,4 m 2,809 m + 1,4 m
r.Driveline      
s.Operating Range1000 km (14 hrs cross country) 1000 km (14 hrs Cross country) 1000 km (14 hrs Cross country) 1000 km (14 hrs cross country) 1000 km (14 hrs cross country) 1000 km (14 hrs cross country)
t.Speed-Offroad30 km/h 30 km/h 30 km/h 30 km/h 30 km/h 30 km/h
u.Speed-Road105 km/h 105 km/h 105 km/h 105 km/h 105 km/h 105 km/h
v.Fuel Capacity480 litres 480 litres 480 litres 480 litres 480 litres 480 litres
w.Fuel ConsumptionCross-country: 100 litres/100km; Road: 50 litres/100km Cross-country: 100 litres/100km; Road: 50 litres/100km Cross-country: 100 litres/100km; Road: 50 litres/100km Cross-country: 100 litres/100km; Road: 50 litres/100km Cross-country: 100 litres/100km; Road: 50 litres/100km Cross-country: 100 litres/100km; Road: 50 litres/100km
x.Fuel TypeDiesel Diesel Diesel Diesel Diesel Diesel
y.Clearance350mm 350 mm 350 mm 350mm 350 mm 350 mm
zGradient60% 60% 60% 60% 60% 60%
za.Side Slope30% 30% 30% 30% 30% 30%
zb.Vertical Step0.6 m 0.6 m 0.6 m 0.6 m 0.6 m 0.6 m
zc.Trench1.15 m 1.15 m 1.15 m 1.15 m 1.15 m 1.15 m
zd.Fording1.2 m 1.2 m 1.2 m 1.2 m 1.2 m 1.2 m

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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