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PostPosted: Tue May 02, 2006 6:53 pm
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There are some interesting photos of the RG-31 on the Canadian DND site below. Take a look at the grenade thrower mounted on the roof.

www.combatcamera.force...scending=0
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PostPosted: Tue May 02, 2006 9:39 pm
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Any idea what make/model the Heavy Logistics Vehicle is? The Steyr licence-build?

Also where did they get the armoured cab from? Original Manufacturer, specialist Sub-supplier or what?

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

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PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2006 7:11 pm
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Here is some info on the Canadian Heavy Logistics Vehicle, Wheeled (HLVW)

www.sfu.ca/~casr/101-vehhlvw.htm

www.sfu.ca/~casr/101-vehhlsp.htm
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PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2006 9:20 pm
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It is the STEYR then.........thanks.........

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PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2006 1:17 am
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It's actually the UTDC 24M32. UTDC was a Canadian company that
assembled the 24M32 vehicles from some Steyr Perepheron(spelling?) series parts and a MAN engine.

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PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2006 2:17 am
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Hi J! Hi Folks!

- J.McGillivray

There are some interesting photos of the RG-31 on the Canadian DND site below. Take a look at the grenade thrower mounted on the roof.


That 'grenade thrower' looks a bit like the remote weapons station mounted on the Stryker M1126 ICV. However there is no weapon installed in it.

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PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2006 3:20 am
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It's actually the UTDC 24M32. UTDC was a Canadian company that
assembled the 24M32 vehicles from some Steyr Perepheron(spelling?) series parts and a MAN engine.


Now who's splitting hairs! Wink

It's actually PERCHERON.........the fact the engine is a MAN is irrelevant as one doesn't call FMTV's or any other truck a Caterpillar because they have one of their engines instead...............

All UTDC did was assemble the Kit basically..........what we British-born would call a Meccano Builder............

The Grenade Thrower looks like the KONGSBERG Protector system to me BUT it certainly doesn't have the barrel or apparently the weapon fitted................

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PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2006 5:23 am
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Here is the link to the formal GDLS announcment of the contract, definitely the Kongsberg PROTECTOR system ala Stryker, ASLAV and others.......

www.gdlscanada.com/new...2-2005.asp

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PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2006 6:29 pm
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The photo below shows a 7.62mm MG (C6) in place.

www.combatcamera.force...mbatcamera
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PostPosted: Wed May 17, 2006 6:40 pm
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A Canadian NYALA was blown up in an IED attack earlier this week. Two crew in a convoy taking ass and trash to a platoon house. The IED was detonated under the vehicle. The blast had to be a stack of AT mines because the damage looked much worse than a single charge did to a US "Cougar" in Iraq. All four wheels and the entire engine compartment were blown off. Two guys walked out. That blast probably would have completely obliterated a G Wagon and killed all on board.

The vehicle did its job; the crew survived.

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