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OTT Hunter



Overview


Hunter

OTT Hunter shown without armament.

Source: OTT - © Copyright lies with original owner

Origin
South Africa
Type
Utility vehicle
Entered service
2013
Status
Limited service
Development
2009 - 2010
Developer
South Africa - OTT
Production
2012 - present?
Producer
South Africa - OTT
Number produced
At least 27
Notable users
Ghana

Details


Hunter

OTT Hunter in use with Ghana shown during a parade in 2016.

Source: Jeremy Binnie - © Copyright lies with original owner

Description

The Hunter is a light strike vehicle developed by the South African firm OTT. The Hunter is based on a refurbished chassis of the SAMIL 20 light truck. The SAMIL 20 was a South African light truck based on the Unimog chassis. The Hunter is an open softskin vehicle fitted with roll bars. There are eight seats and various pintle mounts that allow for medium and heavy machine guns to be fitted.

Facts Hunter
General
Origin
South Africa
Type
Light strike vehicle
Crew
1 + 6 (driver, 6 passengers)
Dimensions
Weight
5.7 t empty
7.7 t max load
Length
5.34 m
Width
2.44 m
Height
2.85 m to top of gun ring
Main armament
Type
12.7mm or 14.5mm heavy machine gun
Mount
Ring mount in center of vehicle
Traverse
360 degrees, manual
Secondary
Type
Up to 3x 7.62mm machine gun
Mount
Pintle mount on either side and one facing rear
Travers
About 100 degrees, manual
Chassis
Chassis type
Wheeled chassis
Drive
4x4, permanent
Tires
11.00 x20
Automotive
Engine
Deutz F6L913 6-cylinder air cooled diesel
Power output
124 hp @ 2.650 rpm
Torque
383 Nm @ 1.600 rpm
Transmission
5 speed synchromesh
Fuel
200 L internal + 120 L in jerry cans
Mobility
Speed
80 km/h on road
Range
800 km
1.200 km with jerry cans
Obstacle crossing
Ground clearance
0.47 m
Gradient
60 %
Protection
Armor
None, softskin vehicle
NBC system
No
Smoke
2x2 smoke grenade dischargers

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