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Systems
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ENGINEERING
EBG VAL
ARMOURED ENGINEERING VEHICLE
MISSION
The upgraded engineering armoured vehicle
provides on the spot assistance to combat,
command and support vehicles and field
excavation vehicles by day and night.
Mobility support is ensured by opening
obstructed routes, clearance or destruction
of miscellaneous obstacles and anti-mine
protection. It also supports counter-mobility
by laying small-mined zones, creating
obstacles (banks, ditches, barricades) and
destroying roads.
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Manned by a 2-persons crew, the EBG VAL has a straight blade with 29-tons thrust, a 15-tons
load work arm, a log grapple, a lifting hook, a 20-tons, 80m hydraulic winch, a hydraulic chain
saw and a mine launcher.
STATUS
In service.
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