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KTO Rosomak


Patria AMV in Polish service


Overview


Rosomak-M1

Polish Rosomak-M1 infantry fighting vehicle seen in 2018.
Source: US Army - © Public domain

Origin
Finland
Poland
Type
Infantry fighting vehicle
Entered service
2005
Status
In service
Development
2001 - 2003
Developer
Finland - Patria
Poland
Production
2004 - present
Producer
Finland - Patria, first 90 vehicles only)
Poland - Wojskowe Zakłady Mechaniczne
Number produced
997 delivered or on order by 2020
Designations
Rosomak
Polish for "wolverine"
KTO / Kołowy Transporter Opancerzony
Polish for "wheeled armored personnel carrier"
Notable users
Poland

Variants


Rosomak-M1
Infantry fighting vehicle. Main variant with 313 ordered. Fitted with OTO Melara Hitfist 30P turret. For use in Afghanistan some vehicle were modified to M1M standard with applique armor and anti-RPG nets.
Rosomak-M2 and M3
Armored personnel carrier. Fitted with small one man turret with 7.62mm UKM-2000 machine gun, 12.7mm M2HB heavy machine gun or 40mm Mk 19 automatic grenade launcher.
Rosomak-WEM
Medical evacuation vehicle with increased roofline offering more internal space. First introduced in 2008.
Rosomak-WSRiD
Combat reconnaissance and surveillance system. Fitted with several types of sensor.
Rosomak-WRT
Technical support vehicle for field maintenance.
Rosomak-WD
Command post vehicle with increased roofline that offers increased internal volume.
Rosomak-AWD
Artillery command post with standard roofline and UKM-2000 machine gun. One vehicle used per two M120K self-propelled mortars. Introduced in 2019.
Rosomak-M120K
Self-propelled mortar with 120mm gun/mortar in a large turret. Also known as M120 Rak. Introduced in 2019.

Rosomak-WEM

Polish Rosomak-WEM medical evacuation vehicle on public display in 2017.
Source: Stiopa - © GNU Attribution Share Alike license

Factsheet


Facts Rosomak-M1
General
Origin
Poland
Type
Infantry fighting vehicle
Crew
3 + 8 (commander, driver, gunner, 6 to 8 troops)
Dimensions
Weight
22 t combat load
Length
7.77 m
Width
2.83 m
Height
2.99 m
2.36 m to hull top
Main armament
Type
30mm Bushmaster II autocannon
Mount
Main gun in turret
Ammunition
80 AP-T and 140 MP-T rounds ready to fire
Elevation
-10° to +60°, powered
Traverse
360°, powered
Stabilizer
Yes, both axis
Secondary armament
Type
7.62mm UKM-2000C machine gun
Mount
Coaxial with main armament
Ammunition
250 ready to fire (estimate)
Traverse
Traverse and elevation as main armament
Stabilizer
Yes, both axis
Chassis
Chassis type
Wheeled chassis, 8x8
Steering
Front two axles
Tire size
14.00 x20
Tread
2.5 m
Automotive
Engine model
Scania DI 12 56A03PE
Engine type
Diesel
Power output
490 hp at 2.100 rpm
Transmission
Manual or automatic
7 forward, 1 reverse
Fuel
304 L
Amphibious mobility
2x propeller
Mobility
Speed
100 km/h on road
10 km/h afloat
Range
Over 500 km
Power to weight ratio
22.3 hp/t
Obstacle crossing
Ground clearance
0.43 m
Wall
0.5 m
Trench
2.1 m
Gradient
60 %
Slope
30 %
Fording
Amphibious
Protection
Armor type
Steel
Optional applique armor
NBC system
Yes
Smoke system
2x3 81mm smoke grenade dischargers
Fire suppression
Yes

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