SVOS » Vega
At the IDET 2011 military show Czesh company SVOS has presented its new armored vehicle VEGA. It is a specially designed multi-purpose armored vehicle providing high level of mine and all-round crew ballistic protection along with excellent cross-country capability and crew comfort in all terrain conditions. Its outstanding protection level and advanced technology equipment allow VEGA to be employed for the most various missions under any climatic conditions around the globe. It is equipped with Cummins provides 410 hp and automatic 6-speed Allison transmission.
VEGA has a monocoque structure with integrated v-shaped armored hull that protects occupants by deflecting mine blasts anywhere under the vehicle. The vehicle is also protected against side blasts from improvised and roadside explosive device (IED) and fragment shaped projectiles (FSP). The rigid backbone chassis structure gives extremely high torsion resistance protecting superstructures from torsion stresses and together with independent wheel suspension improves mobility in rough terrain.
A highlight feature of VEGA is the versatility and many ways in which it can be reconfigured to perform a variety of special operational roles. According to the outstanding features of the vehicle chassis and vehicle hull, VEGA is ready to be designed and met any mission requirements, to provide both the vehicle transportation everywhere and the crew security every time. Roof mountings to fix a remote weapons station, light cannon and smoke grenades transform VEGA into a highly effective Armed Personnel Carrier. Moreover, because we know that on the battlefield even details matter, VEGA can be fitted with a lot of optional equipment (which are individually solved for each client) that would enable the customer to fulfill and unify his needs.