EDEX 2018: Streit Group exhibits Falcon and Cougar armored vehicles

At EDEX 2018, being held until December 5 in Cairo (Egypt), the armored vehicle manufacturer Streit is highlighting two members of its wide portfolio: the Falcon and the Cougar 4x4 armored vehicles.

Stret Group at EDEX 208 Falcon APC 925 001
Streit Group's Falcon 4x4 armored vehicle
(Picture source Army Recognition)

Impressive power and handling make the Falcon equally suited to urban and off-road deployment; the vehicle offers excellent protection against both ballistic and blast threats with crew compartment protection of CEN Level SR6 / SR7 armor in various applications ranging from a battle field ambulance up to a fully armed direct fire vehicle.

STREIT Group offers a wide range of extra additional features which can be integrated on the Falcon during manufacturing phase-guaranteeing total compatibility The Falcon APC can be fitted with different types of armament including rocket launcher systems, remote-controlled weapon stations, smoke-grenade launchers as well as internal equipment as night-vision, high speed camera, fully integrated intercoms systems and more.

The Streit Group Falcon has a length of 5.7 m, a width of 2.33 m and a height of 2.4 m. It can carry a payload of 1,500 kg. The standard version of the Falcon APC accommodates driver, commander and 7 soldiers. It can be armed with a 7.62 mm or 12.7 mm machine gun or 30 mm automatic grenade launcher. The armament is mounted on the top of the roof which has a single hatch.

The Streit Group Falcon is motorized with a Cummins ISB 6.7 liter Diesel engine developing 385 hp. coupled to an Allison-3000 automatic transmission. The vehicle can run at a maximum road speed from 125 to 140 km/h.

Stret Group at EDEX 208 Cougar 4x4 925 001
Streit Group's Cougar 4x4 armored vehicle
(Picture source Army Recognition)

The Cougar 4x4 is a light armoured vehicle personnel carrier designed and manufactured by the Defence Company Streit Group. The Cougar is based on a Toyota chassis adapted to be used as all-terrain military vehicle. The Cougar is an excellent fighting platform with turret capabilities and options for weapon stations. It is ideally suited to returning fire in a convoy escort assault scenario. Cougar is an ideal APC that handles well on rough terrains and facilitates the users with ultimate maneuverability on and off-road.

The Streit Group 4x4 Cougar can be equipped with various types of weapon stations and turrets armed 7.62mm or 12.7mm machine guns or a 40mm automatic grenade launcher.

The Cougar has a steel hull with a large windscreen at the front, two side doors with bulletproof windows which provide good visibility under ballistic protection. The hull provides a protection for the crew CEN Level BR6 (7.62x51 mm NATO caliber at a range of 10 m).