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Renault Sherpa 5

General utility truck

Renault Sherpa 5

The Renault Sherpa 5 general utility truck was specially designed to meet military needs



Entered service ?
Configuration 6x6
Cab seating 1 + 2/5 men
Dimensions and weight
Weight (empty) 14.2 t
Maximum load 7 t
Length 7.32 m
Width ?
Height ?
Mobility
Engine Renault dCI 6 diesel
Engine power 240 hp
Maximum road speed 96 km/h
Range 850 km
Maneuverability
Gradient 60%
Side slope 40%
Vertical step 0.5 m
Trench 0.9 m
Fording 1.2 m

 

   The Sherpa 5 general utility truck is a member of the Renault Sherpa military truck range, which includes trucks with various load capacities.

   The Renault Sherpa 5 is conventional in design and technology. It was specifically designed to meet military needs. It is intended to be used by the front line units and logistics forces.

   The standard cargo body in used to transport at troops, logistical supplies, containers or shelters within the combat zones. It can carry up to 20 fully-equipped troops in the cargo body.

   This truck is available with short or extended cab, located behind the engine. It provides accommodation for 2 or 5 passengers. Armored cab is proposed as an option.

   The Renault Sherpa 5 is based on a purpose-designed chassis. Vehicle is powered by Renault dCI 6 turbocharged diesel engine, developing 240 hp. This engine meets EURO III emission requirements. Other engine options are available. The Sherpa 5 uses 6x4 configuration on road and 6x6 off-road. Vehicle has good cross country mobility. It is fitted with a central tyre inflation system. The Renault Sherpa 5 is fully airportable and can be airlifted by the C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft.

   The Sherpa 5 is used as a basis for the Caesar 155-mm truck-mounted howitzer. It's chassis was reinforced to withstand firing recoil force.

   An armored MRAP, based on the Sherpa 5 chassis was introduced in 2008. It has armored body with a V-shaped hull. It is available in ten and twelve seat configuration. This armored vehicle is powered by a diesel engine, developing 320 hp.

 

Variants

 

   Renault Sherpa 10 heavy utility truck (6x6) with a payload capacity of 13 t;

   Renault Sherpa 15 heavy utility truck (6x6) with a payload capacity of 16 t;

   Renault Sherpa 20 heavy utility truck (8x8) with a payload capacity of 20 t.

 

 
Renault Sherpa 5

Renault Sherpa 5

Renault Sherpa 5

Renault Sherpa 5

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