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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.VehicleTruck 1.5t Bosvark Truck 1t Hyena Truck 1t Ribbok Truck 3t Zebra   
ii.TypeMine-Protected Soft-Skinned Vehicles Mine-Protected Soft-Skinned Vehicles Mine-Protected Soft-Skinned Vehicles Mine-Protected Soft-Skinned Vehicles   
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Vehicle Specifications
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a.VehicleTruck 1.5t Bosvark Truck 1t Hyena Truck 1t Ribbok Truck 3t Zebra   
b.Weight3600 kg; 6000 kg (GVW) 3940 kg (loaded); 3440 kg (unloaded) 4250 kg (loaded); 2750 kg (unloaded) 5786 kg no load; 9485 loaded; 9652 kg max on road;   
c.Length4650 mm 5273 mm 5273 mm 6537 mm   
d.Width2000 mm 2017 mm 2017 mm 2460 mm   
e.HeightAt cab: 2360 mm; At highest point 2680 mm 3050 mm 2650 mm 3008 mm   
f.Crew1+10 1 + 4 2 + 3 2   
g.ArmourMine-resistant armoured 'dish' were fitted to the troop compartment, and steel plates to the cab  Adeuqate against small-arms fire, mine-resistant but not fully mine-protected Protection against landmines and small arms (cab only)   
h.Primary Armament      
i.Secondary Armament      
j.EngineOM352 5.7L (5675 cc) 6-cylinder Diesel engine capable of 81 kW (110 hp) at 2800 rpm and a torque of 314 Nm at 1600 rpm Ford 6-cylinder in-line water cooled Ford 6-cylinder in-line water cooled Bedford, diesel 6-cylinder, in-line, water-cooled, delivering 107 kW at 2 800 rev/min   
k.Power/Weight      
l.SuspensionWheeled 4x4   Wheeled 4x4   
m.Transmission6 speed synchromesh transmission with 2 speed reverse. Internal transfer case providing rear wheel drive or 4x4. 4x4 shift on the flyStandard NP 435 heavy duty 4-speed; with Dana 42 2-speed constant mesh Transfer BoxStandard NP 435 heavy duty 4-speed; with Dana 42 2-speed constant mesh Transfer BoxManual, 4 forward gears and 1 reverse, 4-speed ZF with synchromesh on 2,3 and 4the gear, Bedford 4-wheel drive, 2-speed transfer box with High/Low Range,  
n.BrakesDual circuit, hydraulic brakes system with either drums (pre 75) or disk brakes. Compressed air assist with automatic rear brake pressure distribution      
o.Tyres10.5R20 tires on 9x20 rims 12.5R20 tires on 11x20 rims 14.5R20 tires on 11x20 rims   12.00 X 20.14 ply; 300 kPa all round / sand: 200 kPa   
p.Track1630 mm      
q.Wheelbase2900 mm 3327 mm 3327 mm 3,692 mm   
r.Driveline      
s.Operating Range500 km 560 km 1000 km Approx. 680 km   
t.Speed-Offroad30 kph      
u.Speed-Road85-90 kph 127 km/h 127 km/h 80 km/h   
v.Fuel Capacity120 litres 80 litres 180 litres 200 litres   
w.Fuel Consumption20-33 litres/100km      
x.Fuel TypeDiesel Petrol (R) Petrol (R) Diesel   
y.Clearance440 mm 221 mm 221 mm 320 mm   
zGradientApproach: 45 degrees; Departure: 70 degrees      
za.Side Slope      
zb.Vertical Step      
zc.Trench      
zd.Fording850 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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