Family of light weight protective vehicles, maintaining manoeuvrability
Carmor Integrated Vehicle Solutions Ltd. unveils the MANTIS family of tactical armoured vehicles. These vehicles provide a high level of survivability and great manoeuvrability despite their light weight.
According to Mr. Eitan Zait, Carmor’s CEO, the, “development of the MANTIS family answers the global demand for lightweight vehicles with improved capabilities in the field. These new vehicles provide a range of solutions and capabilities together with a unique ergonomic design that do not exist in any other lightweight armoured vehicle.”
The MANTIS family of vehicles is equipped with multi-layered protection including kinetic, blast, NBC and TIC, in addition to dynamic thermal and visible camouflage options. Carmor’s vehicles undergo rigorous ballistic testing against mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and meet international standards.
The new family of vehicles also includes provision for integrated night vision and surveillance systems and can be fitted with foldable weapon station systems, missile launchers, mortar and turrets etc. Due to their lightweight design and superb ergonomics, the vehicles deliver a combination of survivability, agility and lethality, presenting optimum automotive performance and multi-mission readiness for any field requirements.
Small on the outside, large on the inside, the Mantis Family has four (4) customizable versions for three, five or eight Passengers, with an option of a scalable flatbed in the rear. Each version can be customised according to requirements.
The driver of the vehicle is seated in a cockpit-like position, enabling enhanced field of vision and optimal control of the various digitally displayed systems in the cabin. The Mantis vehicle concept differs from any other known vehicle on the market.
“The combination of utilisation of the internal space of the vehicle, the cockpit configuration for the driver, and the rear compartment, deliver a variety of solutions to meet a full range of mission needs in the field,” Mr. Zait added.
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