LAPV Enok

The LAPV Enok (LAPV is a Light Armoured Patrol Vehicle) is an armoured military vehicle of the Bundeswehr, mostly in use with the German Army. It is a significantly further developed Wolf SSA, based on the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

It features protection according to NATO STANAG 4569 Level 2 against rifle fire, land mines and improvised explosive devices. The Enok was especially designed to be deployed in harsh terrains and bad weather situations.

A first batch of 247 vehicles has been ordered by the Bundeswehr, with deliveries scheduled between 2008 and 2013.

Another batch of 84 improved Enoks with increased armor and weight were ordered in January 2015. 49 of them are determined for the Kommando Spezialkräfte

LAPV Enok
Class Vehicle
Type Armoured Fighting Vehicle
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Origin Germany
Country Name Origin Year
Germany 2008
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Germany 2008 View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Mercedes-Benz View

Type Armoured car
Place of origin Germany
Service history
In service 2008-
Used by German Army
Production history
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz, Armoured Car Systems (ACS)
Unit cost ~$760,000
Specifications
Weight 5.4 tonnes (6.0 short tons)
Length 4.82 m (15.8 ft)
Width 1.90 m (6.2 ft)
Height 1.90 m
Crew 2-6
Main
armament
Remote-controlled turret with aRheinmetall MG3 or HK GMG
Engine OM642 270, 6-cylinder diesel engine
135 kW (184 hp)
Suspension 4x4
Operational
range
700 km (430 mi)
Speed 95 km/h (59 mph)

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