Friday, January 6, 2017

British Army receives Terrier Combat Engineer Vehicle





The technology used in Terrier is so advanced that the vehicle can be operated by remote control, enabling soldiers to clear routes from a safe distance.The technology used in Terrier is so advanced that the vehicle can be operated by remote control, enabling soldiers to clear routes from a safe distance [Picture: Andrew Linnett, Crown copyright]



The Terrier demonstrates its digging capability on the Bovington training area

[Picture: Andrew Linnett, Crown copyright]

Terrier is a unique platform that combines leading combat vehicle strength with the ability to perform a huge variety of engineering tasks on the battlefield. Agile, adaptable and robust, it can carry out a multitude of roles in the most demanding conditions.
Representing a step change in vehicle design, Terrier demonstrates a new generation of multifunctional combat engineer vehicles, delivering uncompromising performance from a medium weight chassis.


A drive-by-wire armoured fighting vehicle, its combination of functions meet the breadth of manoeuvre support activities required of a combat engineer.
Its capabilities range from providing mobility assistance for supported units to delivering counter-mobility, survivability and general engineering tasks.
Terrier is a compact, 32 tonne armoured platform with exceptional mobility. It provides speed of up to 70 km/h alongside outstanding off road performance, wading capability and air transportability in A400m.


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