The German Condor 4×4 Wheeled APC

The German Condor 4×4 Wheeled APC was developed and manufactured by the now Rheinmetall Landsysteme of Germany as a private venture for the export market. First prototypes of this Armoured Personnel Carrier were completed in 1978 and orders were placed by Malaysia in 1981.

Driver sits front left and the engine to his right. The rear compartment is occupied by either troops or other variants equipment. The vehicle is capable of being fitted with various turrets/weapons. The vehicle is fully amphibious with a trim-vein and propelled by a propeller in the rear.

The German Condor 4×4 Wheeled APC

Variants

APC: (x2 crew & x12 troops) turret mounted with either x2 7.62mm MG’s or 20mm chain gun, or pintle mounted MG
Anti-Tank: Pintle mounted HOT, MILAN or TOW wire guided launchers
Ambulance: Stretchers and medical equipment
Command post
Recovery: Engineer equipment and roof mounted crane

The German Condor 4×4 Wheeled APC

The German Condor 4×4 Wheeled APC Spec’s

Dimension: Length  6.13m /  Width  2.47m / Height 2.18m (hull)
Weight: 9.2 tonne
Engine: 168hp diesel Daimler-Benz OM 352A super-charged
Top Road Speed: 100km/h
Operational Range: 900km’s

Operators

Argentina
Malaysia
Portugal
Thailand
Turkey
Urguguay

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