The VRC Cobra 4x4 light reconnaissance vehicle fully designed and developed by Colombian army 10312151

 
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30 November - 2 December 2015
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VRC Cobra at ExpoDefensa 2015
 
 
The VRC Cobra 4x4 light reconnaissance vehicle fully designed and developed by Colombian army.
At ExpoDefensa 2015, Maintenance battalion of the Colombian Armed Forces showcases its new light reconnaissance vehicle VRC Cobra (Vehiculo de Reconocimiento de Combate - Reconnaissance Combat Vehicle) especially dedicated to be used in extreme and all-terrain conditions.
     
At ExpoDefensa 2015, Maintenance battalion of the Colombian Armed Forces showcases its new light reconnaissance vehicle VRC Cobra (Vehiculo de Reconocimiento de Combate - Reconnaissance Combat Vehicle) especially dedicated to be used in extreme and all-terrain conditions.
Colombian army VRC Cobra 4x4 light reconnaissance vehicle at ExpoDefensa 2015, International Exhibition of Defense and Security in Bogota, Colombia.
     
The VRC Cobra is fully designed and developed by engineers of the Colombian Armed Forces. Currently 6 prototypes are available and the vehicle is in evaluation phase. The VRC-Cobra is a three-man off-road which can be used for many long-range desert operations including patrol border, artillery observation, anti-tank , combat search and rescue missions.
 
 

The VRC Cobra reconnaissance vehicle utilizes a modified construction frame like those found in base off-road race cars.

The vehicle can be armed with a variety of mission-specific weaponry including the heavy machine Browning 12.7mm caliber, a 40mm automatic grenade launcher and the M60 .30 caliber general purpose machine gun. Ammunition stores are mission dependent. Additionally, and personal weapons carried by the crew become part of the lethality that is the . Total payload of the VRC Cobra is around 650 kg.

At ExpoDefensa 2015, the VRC Cobra was presented with a full range of armament including one M60 7.62mm machine gun mounted at the front of the vehicle, one 40mm automatic grenade launcher mounted on circular ring located in the center of the vehicle.

The vehicle was also fitted with one Spike anti-tank missile launcher and one 12.7mm machine gun on swivel station at the rear of the vehicle which can be used as anti-aircraft weapon.

The VRC Cobra can be configured to be used in a rescue role to provide a soft ride for injured persons extracted from rough terrain. It can be easily adapted to carry 6 military personnel at the rear of the vehicle or as command post with a tubular frame roll-bar protection.
     
At ExpoDefensa 2015, Maintenance battalion of the Colombian Armed Forces showcases its new light reconnaissance vehicle VRC Cobra (Vehiculo de Reconocimiento de Combate - Reconnaissance Combat Vehicle) especially dedicated to be used in extreme and all-terrain conditions.
 

 

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