Austrian Army celebrates international premiere of new PANDUR 6×6 EVO
The Austrian Army celebrated the international premiere of General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) -Steyr‘s new PANDUR 6×6 EVO at Eurosatory 2018, this week.
Brigadier General Georg Kollmann, Department Head of Weapon Systems and Ammunition and Colonel Christoph Philipp, Staff Officer Force Development Division, toasted with GDELS´s executives and employees for the success of the programme.
With a GVW up to 18.5t, the PANDUR 6X6 EVO in its Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) configuration has been selected by the Austrian Army. Due to its new innovative hull design, driveline technology, and power-pack, the compact 6×6 vehicle provides a significantly increased level of protection, payload, and mobility while accommodating a crew of 11 soldiers (3+8). At Eurosatory, the PANDUR 6×6 EVO is fitted with a 12.7mm Remote Controlled Weapon Station.