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CV 9035 Mk III, 24V D (Front view, left side)

 
 

Front view, left side

Picture courtesy of Martin Pagh, Horsens

 

Danish Army Specific: In autumn 2007 BAE Systems Hägglunds in Sweden did deliver the first of 45 CV9035 armoured infantry fighting vehicles (AIFVs) as part of an overall DKK1.675 billion (GBP156.12 million) contract with the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO).
The acquisition of the vehicle type represents an entirely new concept for Danish infantry operation
The vehicles are scheduled to be delivered to The Royal Danish Life Guard and The Guard Hussars Regiment. See also
Procurement-page.
Historical
: In the middle of the 80´s Hägglunds, together with Bofors, started the development of a new family of Combat Vehicles called Combat Vehicle 90 (CV90) for the Swedish Army. Five prototypes were delivered in 1988 and were tested during extensive trials for three years.
In March 1991, the Swedish Army placed the first series production order for the Swedish Combat Vehicle 90 Family. The first deliveries took place in 1994, and now over 500 CV90´s have been delivered to the Swedish Army.
Since then the international interest has been great. In Norway 1994 the Norwegian Army Materiel Command signed a contract for 104 units of CV9030 IFV. The contract was won after more than two years of extensive and highly competitive trials between five of the world’s leading defence industries.
The CV9030 IFV has also been ordered by Switzerland (186 units), Finland (102 units) and the Netherlands (184 units). With the Danish Army’s order of 45 units it gives a total of 1.170 vehicles.
Today CV90 is used by the Norwegian and Swedish Defence forces for International Operations.
The possibility of Through Life Support for maintenance and upgrades during the vehicles´ life cycle are under discussion with several countries.
Length: 6.87 m (268 inches).
Width: 3.19 m (125 inches).
Height: 2.80 m (109 inches).
Weight: 31.750 kg (69.850 lb.).
Armour:
N/A.
Engine
: V8-cylinder Scania, type DI-16, 16.000 cm3 (976 cubic inches).
Horsepower: 755 at 2.000 rpm.
Transmission: 4-speed Perkins gearbox, type X300-12D, automatic.
Transfer case: N/A.
Electrical system: 24 volt, negative ground.
Brakes: Mechanical servo assisted integrated in the transmission.
Tyres: None.
Fording depth:
without preparation: 1.00 m (39 inches).
with deep water fording kit: 1.50 m (58 inches).
Fuel type: Diesel.
Fuel capacity: 940 liter (206 gallons).
Range: 500 km (312 miles).
Crew: 3.
Additional: The main armament is a Bushmaster III 35/50 cannon with a computerised fire control system incorporating an ammunition programmer. The commander has a rotating cupola that provides hunter-killer capability. Both commander and gunner have stabilised day/night sights and third generation thermal cameras.

Improved survivability has been achieved through a new armour package, providing a high level of protection against top-attack weapons and increased protection against mines. Additionally, CV9035 DK is equipped with Hägglunds’ defensive aids suite (DAS) which contains laser warning receivers integrated with smoke grenade launchers. The main armament is linked to the DAS software.

CV9035 DK incorporates Hägglunds’ third generation vehicle control and information system. This software is prepared for the integration of command, control, communications, computers and intelligence system, combat identification and other third party software. The ergonomics, air conditioning, environmental, nuclear, biological and chemical defence systems have all been improved.

Besides the 3 man crew, the vehicle can carry 7 fully equipped soldiers which are able to engage the enemy from within the vehicle.


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