Specific: 4 units bought second hand from the Swedish Army.
Hydrema R 1820 is a
powerful, high-capacity excavator (18-20 tonnes). It has a two-piece
boom configuration for extended reach, height and low front
turning radius. A neck cylinder provides safe stowage when travelling. The unit can be fitted with various track types,
depending on ground conditions. The R1820 can also be used for
A large armoured cab gives the operator protection
against fragments and bullets to level C4 according to DIN 52290 (Deutsche Industrie Norm), part 2 (cal.
7.62x 51mm)Computerised instrumentation provides information such
as running time, maintenance scheduling etc., to the operator.
Four systems were purchased by the Swedish
Weight: 18.000 kg (39.600 lb.) (approx.).
Engine: 4-cylinder Perkins, type 1004-40 TW,
4.000 cm3 (244 cubic inches), turbo charged, intercooler, liquid cooled.
Horsepower: 124 at 2.200 rpm.
Transfer case: None.
Electrical system: 24V, negative ground.
without preparation: N/A.
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Diesel.
Fuel capacity: 250 liter (55 gallons).
Additional: 180 liter
hydraulic tank capacity.