Sunday, January 6, 2013

Chinese SET MRAP armored vehicle from Poly Technologies

Developed for police and military use, the 4 x 4 wheeled Security Enforcement Transportation (SET) Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle was developed by Poly Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of China Poly Group Corporation.

The SET MRAP is part of a range of MRAP vehicles developed based on technology and know-how provided to Poly Technologies by Mobile Land Systems, an armored vehicle manufacturer from South Africa.

The armored hull has been specially designed to protect its passengers from outside threats, including from explosives such as Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) or land mines. Its infrared signature has also been reduced in its design.  

The vehicle has been exported and is currently used by the security forces of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Length: 6837 mm
Width: 2546 mm
height: 2750 mm
Gross Weight: 14000 kg
Payload: 3200 kg
Engine: 260 hp water-cooled diesel
Ballistic Protection Level: BR-3 to BR-7 depending on customer needs
Mine Protection Level: 4 kg under belly and 7 kg under wheel



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