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KM900

Armored personnel carrier

KM900 APC

The KM900 is a license produced version of the Fiat 6614 armored personnel carrier



Entered service ?
Crew 1 men
Personnel 10 men
Dimensions and weight
Weight 8.5 t
Length 5.86 m
Width 2.5 m
Height 1.78 m
Armament
Machine guns 1 x 12.7-mm / 7.62-mm
Mobility
Engine Fiat model 8062.24
Engine power 160 hp
Maximum road speed 100 km/h
Amphibious speed on water 4.5 km/h
Range 700 km
Maneuverability
Gradient 60%
Side slope 30%
Vertical step 0.4 m
Trench 0.5 m
Fording Amphibious

 

   The KM900 APC is a license produced version of the Fiat 6614 employed by the South Korean Army.

   The KM900 is armed with a single 12.7-mm or 7.62-mm machine gun mounted over commanders cupola.

   Welded steel armor of this APC provides protection against small arms fire and artillery shell splinters. It is worth mentioning, that this armored personnel carrier was not designed to operate under frontline conditions. It is intended for military and para-military operations, where some form of mobile armored protection is required.

   Passengers enter and leave the vehicle via a rear powered ramp, side door, or two roof hatches. There are firing ports with vision blocks provided for the troops.

   Vehicle is fully amphibious. On water propulsion is provided by the road wheels.

   The KM900 is powered by Fiat 8062.24 diesel engine, developing 160 hp. This armored vehicle has a full-time all-wheel drive.

   During it's service history vehicle was improved and Koreans introduced their own variant, known as the KM901. It's versions include an armored ambulance, mortar carriers and command vehicles.

 

 
KM900 APC

KM900 APC

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