Scorpion MRAP Streit Group
Mine Resistant Ambush Protected 4x4 armored vehicle - UAE
The Scorpion is an armored personnel carrier in the category of MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) designed and manufactured by the Company Streit Group. The vehicle was unveiled in 2012 during the defense exhibition in Paris, Eurosatory. The result of an intensive R&D effort, the Streit-designed and manufactured mine-resistant and ambush-protected (IVIRAP) Scorpion, is being promoted as a fast-moving, agile and flexible command vehicle ideally suited to military applications. To maximize protection and survivability, Mister Goutorov (CEO of Streit Group) explains that the vehicle features a distinctive modular design with a monocoque V-hull armored compartment and, crucially, an engine and suspension system that is independently fixed from that of the crew cabin. When faced with the risk of lEDs (Improvised Explosive Devices), Scorpion MRAP Streit Group offers unparalleled protection. This 4x4 WCV is designed using cutting-edge technologies to be the first line of defense - and its outstanding occupant survival rate says it all. Built to withstand ballistic arms fire, mine blasts, lEDs, and other emerging threats, the Scorpion V-shaped hull helps to deflect blasts out and away from the crew and equipment. With its superior mobility, the Scorpion gets crew moving across threatening terrain in the most risky conditions, making it the single most effective counter to lEDs.
Scorpion MRAP variants:
- The Streit Group Scorpion 4x4 MRAP can be configured for Command and Control, Reconnaissance, Support, EOD, Patrol, Forward Observation and more.
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The Streit Group Scorpion MRAP can be fitted with a roof ring mount weapon station armed with a machine gun up to 12.7mm caliber or an automatic grenade launcher. The vehicle can be also equipped with a remote control weapons station on the roof.
|Design and protection|
The design of the Streit Group Scorpion MRAP is standard, with the power pack at the front, a four-door armored compartment in the middle, and a cargo area at the rear. The V-shaped monocoque composite-steel hull of the Scorpion MRAP Streit Group is designed to withstand a 10kg blast although official testing under STANAG 4569 conditions will be undertaken later this year. The floor of the Scorpion provides a protection STANAG 4569 Level 2+. In option, the vehicle can be fitted with add-on armor. The vehicle provides also ballistic protection from a heavy machine gun (HMG), which is a protection level up to and including the Russian 14.5mm B32 anti-tank round. The windscreen and windows in the upper part of the hull are bulletproof and splinterproof and provide the occupants with good visibility over the frontal arc. The Scorpion can carry 2 + 4 soldiers with equipment. It has a combat weight of 11,000 kg with a maximum payload capacity of 2,000 kg.
|The Streit Group Scorpion 4x4 MRAP is motorized with a Cummins 6 Cylinders ISBE 6.7L engine developing 300 hp at 1,500 rpm. The Scorpion can run at a maximum road speed of 110 km/h with a maximum cruising range of 800 km. The Scorpion can climb a gradient of 60% and a side slope of 40%. The vehicle can cross a river with a maximum depth of 1.5 m.|
|The Streit Group Scorpion 4x4 MRAP can be equipped with a full range of equipment as video surveillance and monitoring systems, a laser range finder, additional lights, an automatic and manual fire suppression system, a telescopic mast, air conditioning, communication equipment, self-recovery winch, GPS, blackout lighting system and more.|
|Machine gun 7.62 or 12.7 mm caliber, automatic grenade launcher||Floor: Level 2 STANAG 4569 |
Crew Compartment: Level 3 STANAG 4569
|UAE / Canada Streit Group||110 km/h|
|Video surveillance, monitoring system, radio communication equipment, intercom, LED light bar, electronic winch, auxiliary A/C system, 12/24 volt conversion system||800 km|
|2 + 4 soldiers||Length: 5,75 m; Width: 2,49 m; Height: 2.4 m|
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