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AMX 10 RC

The AMX 10 RC is a strongly armed amphibian reconnaissance vehicle, endowed with very good mobility on road and any path, protected against light weapons of infantry and the effects of artillery, able to fight in contaminated atmosphere. It is intended for reconnaissance missions in traditional or nuclear environment, implying fast displacements and great amplitudes before engagement. It constitutes the fire vehicle the reconnaissance units and armoured regiments. The armor consists of plates rolled and welded out of light alloy. The turret is traditional, of highly shaped form.

ARMORED VEHICLES

AMX-10 RC Recon

Main Armament (caliber, model)

105-mm 48-cal Gun

Ammunition type

APFSDS, HEAT, HE

Range, effective (m)

2000+

Stabilized

No

Elevation/traverse (degrees)

-18/+20 360

Penetration (mm @ m range)

Triple heavy armor at 2000

Basic load

38 rds

Secondary Armament

7.62-mm coax MG

Ammunition type

SLAP, Ball

Basic load

4000 rds

Auxiliary Armament

12.7-mm M2HB AA MG (optional)

Ammunition type

API, SLAP, Ball

Vehicle characteristics  
Night sights  
Gunner

LLLTV

Driver  
Speed, road/off-road (kph)

85/

Range, road/off-road (km)

1000/

Trench Xng (width)/Step( height m)

1.65/.80

Grade x side slope (degrees)

(50%)

Ground clearance (mm)

.60

Fording (m)

Swim

Weight (mt)

15.88 (combat) 14.9 (unloaded)

Dimensions (LxWxH m w/o gun)

9.15 (w/gun) x2.95x2.68

NBC protection

Yes

Crew

4

Night Firing Sights

Thomson-CSF DIVT 13



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