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Dingo 2

Mine resistant ambush protected vehicle

Dingo 2 MRAP

The Dingo 2 provides protection against landmines, small arms fire and artillery shell splinters

 
 
Entered service ?
Crew 1 men
Personnel 4 / 7 men
Dimensions and weight
Weight 11.9 t
Length 5.45 / 6.8 m
Width 2.3 m
Height 2.5 m
Mobility
Engine diesel
Engine power 215 hp
Maximum road speed over 90 km/h
Range 1 000 km
Maneuverability
Gradient 60%
Side slope 30%
Vertical step ~ 0.5 m
Trench 0.5 m
Fording ~ 1 m

 

   The Dingo 2 mine resistant, ambush protected vehicle is a further development of the previous Dingo 1. It is named after a wild dog. This vehicle was designed by the Krauss-Maffei Wegmann. The Dingo 2 is currently in service with Germany (over 500), Austria (35), Belgium (220), Czech Republic (21), Luxemburg (48) and Norway (20).

   This ambush protected vehicle has a V-shaped hull and armored crew capsule. The Dingo 2 provides protection against landmines, small arms fire and artillery shell fragments. Windows are angled to deflect bullets and blasts. Armor protection can be enhanced with add-on panels. The Dingo 2 is also fitted with NBC protection system.

   Vehicle is armed with remotely controlled weapon station, fitted with 7.62-mm, 12.7-mm machine gun or 40-mm grenade launcher. The same weapon station is used on the Fennek armored reconnaissance vehicle.

   The Dingo 2 MRAP is based on upgraded Unimog U5000 chassis, which offers improved protection and more payload than its predecessor. The Dingo 2 is offered with short and long wheelbases. Vehicle has modular design and provides seating for 4 or 7 occupants, depending on the wheelbase.

   Vehicle is powered by a diesel engine, developing 215 hp. It is fitted with a central tyre inflation system. This armored personnel carrier is not amphibious. The Dingo 2 can be airlifted by the C-130 Hercules or TRANSALL C-160 military transports.

 

Variants

 

   Ambulance;

   Command vehicle;

   Patrol vehicle;

   Reconnaissance vehicle;

   Repair vehicle;

   Ground surveillance radar;

   Dingo 2 GFF, variant with increased internal volume. It provides seating for up to 9 troops;

   Recovery vehicle with 6x6 configuration.

 

Video of the Dingo 2 mine resistant ambush protected vehicle

 

 
Dingo 2 MRAP

Dingo 2 MRAP

Dingo 2 MRAP

Dingo 2 MRAP

Dingo 2 MRAP

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