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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.VehicleAmbulance Mine Protected Rinkhals Ratel-Log Truck 10t Kwêvoël Horse Transporter Truck 10t Kwêvoël Personnel Transporter Truck 10t Mine Protected Cargo Kwêvoël Truck 5t Blesbok
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Vehicle Specifications
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a.VehicleAmbulance Mine Protected Rinkhals Ratel-Log Truck 10t Kwêvoël Horse Transporter Truck 10t Kwêvoël Personnel Transporter Truck 10t Mine Protected Cargo Kwêvoël Truck 5t Blesbok
b.Weight11.97 tonnes gross ~ 18.5 t    14.4 tonnes gross
c.Length7.21 m ~ 8 m    7 m
d.Width2.55 m 2.51 m    2.5 m
e.Height3.15m ~ 2.5 m    3.125 m
f.Crew 2    2
g.Armour      
h.Primary ArmamentProvision for 1 x 7.62 mm AAMG Single skate mount over the front cab, in the form of either a 7.62-mm MG4 machine gun, a 12.7-mm M2HB heavy machine gun    1 or 2 x 7.62 mm in a remote-controlled turret
i.Secondary Armament      
j.EngineFuel-injected V-6 diesel, delivering 109 kW at 2500 rpm; 502 Nm at 1600 rpm Detroit Diesel 8V71T diesel 345 hp    Turbo-charged diesel 124 kW
k.Power/Weight8.72 kW/t      
l.SuspensionLeaf springs with telescopic shock absorbersm stbiliser bars on rear axle Wheeled 8x8    Wheeled 4x4; Leaf springs with telescopic shock absorbers; double-pack leaf springs on rear
m.TransmissionManual; 6 forward and 1 rreverse gears with high and low ratios     
n.BrakesPneumatic system; exhaust brake      
o.Tyres      
p.Track      
q.Wheelbase 2809 mm     
r.Driveline      
s.Operating Range900 km 720 km    650 km
t.Speed-Offroad      
u.Speed-Road 56 km/h    98 km/h
v.Fuel Capacity360 ltres     185 litres; plus optional 1000 litre rear tank
w.Fuel Consumption      
x.Fuel Type Diesel    Diesel
y.Clearance35.5 cm     355 mm
zGradient 60%    27%
za.Side Slope 30%    13.5%
zb.Vertical Step 1 m    40 cm
zc.Trench 2.36 m    95 cm
zd.Fording1 m 1 m    1 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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