Guardian APC IAG
Wheeled 4x4 APC Armoured Personnel Carrier vehicle - UAE
IAG Guardian is an armored personnel carrier that provides a high level of ballistic and blast resistance, extreme survivability, off-road capability, and commercial compatibility ensuring low maintenance costs. The Guardian features full vehicle armoring with certified ballistic material designed to resist incoming ballistic threats from any angle. The vehicle body is fully armored to defeat multiple hits from high-power rifles and light machine guns. The floor is specially designed to offer protection against IEDs and landmines. The special lightweight armor package is designed to minimize the GVWR and maximize mobility & off-road capability. Key components such as the engine bay and fuel tank are also protected with armor enclosures. The 360-degree rotating turret system can be mounted to the roof escape hatch for additional protection, with provision for several weapon mounts and rocket or grenade launchers. The mechanical components such as the suspension and braking systems have been designed for superior drivability and to sustain the entire armoring weight. The high payload military-grade tires are equipped with Beadlock tactical wheels and run-flat assemblies and can be outfitted with an optional central tire inflation system (CTIS).
The interior of the Guardian is fully customizable with various options that include individual bucket seats, benches, and jump seats. In addition, a seat restraint system can be installed to keep personnel secured during high-speed maneuvers. The Guardian Armored Personnel Carrier has a maximum seating capacity of 10 fully geared personnel. Depending on client requirements, the seating configuration can be customized to accommodate specific seating orientation, add Blast Attenuation & Mitigation Seat System, and increase cargo room. Other interior features include 4-point harness seatbelts, storage bins, spring-loaded gun ports, roof escape hatch, IAG patented 3-point door locking mechanism, powerful internal climate control systems, and an audio/visual entertainment system.
IAG Guardian APC variants:
- The Guardian APC is available in both low, as well as, high sulfur diesel versions making it deployable in countries where low-quality, “dirty” diesel is prevalent.
The IAG Guardian APC can be fitted with a 360-degree rotating turret system mounted to the roof escape hatch for additional protection, with provision for several weapon mounts and rocket or grenade launchers.
|Design and protection|
The IAG Guardian APC has been designed to provide standard ballistic protection up to CEN Level B6/ NIJ III or STANAG level II. With the add-on armor package, the level of protection can be increased up to CEN B7 and STANAG level III. This add-on armor can be detached when required hence minimizing the curb weight and maximizing off-road capability. The floor has been specifically engineered for maximum blast deflection. This protective floor also increases the structural rigidity of the platform, thus preventing the chassis from twisting or bending during heavy off-road use. 360-degree armored overlaps are present at all door apertures and the 3-point door locking mechanisms provide extra protection during blasts.
|• 6.7L V8 turbo diesel engine (300hp/660lb-ft or 400hp/800lb-ft), low and high sulphur capable |
• 6.8L V10 petrol engine (352hp/457lb-ft)
• 5 or 6-speed automatic transmission
|The Guardian IAG APC can be equipped with military and law enforcement packages including a 360° rotational turret, fire suppression system, tactical wheels and tires, electric winch, thermal imaging surveillance cameras with monitors, long-range lights, VHF and HF communication systems, removable ballistic glass wire mesh, Blast Attenuation & Mitigation Seats etc.|
|360° rotational turret, various gun mounts can be installed upon request (machine gun, rocket, or grenade launcher)||- CEN B6/NIJ III (7.62 x 51) |
- CEN B7/NIJ IV (7.62 x 51 AP)
- STANAG 2 (7.62 x 39 API BZ )
- STANAG 3 (7.62 x 51 AP WC core)
|Middle East and Africa||6,600 - 8,000 kg|
|UAE / Canada||110 to 120 km/h|
|360° rotational turret, fire suppression system, tactical wheels and tires, electric winch, thermal imaging surveillance cameras with monitors, long-range lights, VHF, and HF communication systems.||800 km|
|2 + 8 or 2 + 12||Length: 6.1m; Width: 2.9m; Height: 2.6m|
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