MSPO 2019: ROSOMAK XP latest development of ROSOMAK 8x8 armored vehicle

Polish Company Rosomak, the producer of the Rosomak wheeled armored vehicles family presents the Rosomak XP, a newer, improved and more capable version of the Rosomak 8x8 armored vehicle at MSPO 2019, the International Defense Industry Exhibition which takes place in Kielce, Poland.

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New ROSOMAK XP at MSPO 2019, International Defense Industry Exhibition in Kielce, Poland. (Picture source Army Recognition)

The new 8X8 ROSOMAK XP wheeled platform was designed on the basis of previous experience, gained during military operation of KTO Rosomak vehicles, setting a new standard for the construction of 8x8 wheeled vehicle platforms.

The ROSOMAK 8X8 XP has a new design offering more space inside the vehicle and high load capacity, providing the possibility of easy installation of specialized equipment in accordance with the user's requirements, enabling the integration of weapon systems, protection and crew equipment at the same time.

The Rosomak XP uses new modern solutions in the area of crew protection, a high level of ballistic and anti-mine protection has been achieved which, due to the modular design, can be easily selected by the customer. The basic design of ROSOMAK 8X8 XP already provides crew protection inside the vehicle in accordance with STANAG 4569 - level 4a/4b, offering ballistic protection against firing of heavy weapons 14.5×114mm AP all-around the hull and mine blast explosion of 10 kg TNT under the center and the wheels of the vehicle.

The new ROSOMAK 8X8 XP platform outstands by excellent parameters of off-road mobility, obtained by combining an improved propulsion system with an engine, providing 450 kW together with the Integrated Traction Control System (ITCS).

The vehicle structure of the ROSOMAK XP was designed taking into account the requirements for electromagnetic radiation, specified in the MIL-STD-461F standard, which was confirmed by specialized tests in the EMC chamber.