Olifant 2 (Mk.2)  
  
Olifant 2 (Mk.2) - data:

Type: MBT
Crew: 4
Dimensions:
    Length (Hull) (mm) 8,610
    Width (Maximum) (mm) 3,420
    Height (Turret Roof) (mm) <2,500
    Ground Clearance (mm) 345
Weight:
     Empty (kg) ?
     Combat (kg) over 58,000
Armaments:
    Cannon - Type/Calibre LIW GT8 or LIW 120/105 or 120
               - Ammunition  ?
               - Traverse (°) 360
               - Elevation (°) ?
    Coaxial Machinegun - Type/Calibre ?/7.62
    Antiaircraft Machinegun - Type/Calibre ?/7.62
   Ammunition for Machineguns ?
    Smoke Grenade Launchers 2x6 (81 mm calibre ?)
Drive and Performances:
    Engine - Type Turbo V8 ?
               - Performance (kW) >920 ?
    Transmission - Type Automatic
                        - Gears - Forward/Reverse ?
    Fuel/Fuel Capacity (l) Diesel/?
    Speed (Max. on Road) 55+
    Range (on Road) (km) 350+
    Gradient (%) 60
    Side Slope (%) 30
    Trench Crossing (m) 3.35 ?
    Vertical Obstacle (m) 1 ?
    Fording without Preparation (m) 1.5
Suspension: Torsion Bars ?
Protection:
    Fire Supression System yes
    NBC System ?
 Armour:
    Hull - Front Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel + ?/over 200
               - Sides Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel + Track Skirts/51 ? + ?
               - Rear Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel/?
               - Bottom Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel/over 100 ?
    Turret - Front Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel + Composite/?
           - Side Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel + Composite/?
           - Rear Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel + Composite ?/?
           - Top Type/Max. Thickness (mm) Steel + Composite ?/?
Fire Command System:
    Ballistic Computer yes - Digital
    Sights Day/Night (Termovision) for Gunner,
Day/Night (Passive Noctovision) for Commander
    Rangefinder Laser Nd:YAG
Other Informations:  
    Manufacturer Denel, LIW Division, RSA
    Development (from Year) 199?
    Prototype 1998?
    Production ?
    Year of Introduction ?
    Year of Discard ?
    In Armies ?
    Price ($) ?
© Daniel Machacek 2001