SAMIL stands for “South African MILitary” and is the designation given to three classes (Samil 100, Samil 50, Samil 20) of military trucks that were built by a number of SA truck manufacturers during the 1980’s & 90’s for the former South African Defence Force and operated now by the South African National Defence Force. These trucks were based on the MAGIRUS trucks of Germany.
The Samil 20 Military Truck Mk1 Variant’s
Samil 20 Mk1 Personnel / Cargo
Samil 20 Mk1 Chassis Cab
Samil 20 Mk1 Lappiespomp
Samil 20 Mk1 Light General Repair (LAD)
The Samil 20 Military Truck Mk1 Spec’s
The Samil 20 Military Truck Mk2
The SAMIL 20 Mark 2 is powered by an Atlantis Diesel Engine (ADE) 352N and incorporates more components of local origin.