Combat Vehicle 90
|Role||Infantry fighting vehicle|
The Combat Vehicle 90 (CV90; Sw. Stridsfordon 90, Strf90) is a family of Swedish tracked combat vehicles designed by Sweden’s Defence Materiel Administration (Försvarets Materielverk, FMV), Hägglunds and Bofors during the mid-1980s to early 1990s, entering service in Sweden in the mid-1990s. The CV90 platform design has continuously evolved in steps from Mk0 to current MkIV with advances in technology and in response to changing battlefield requirements. The Swedish version of the main infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) is fitted with a turret from Bofors that is equipped with a 40 mm Bofors autocannon. Export versions are fitted with Hägglunds E-series turrets, armed with either a 30 mm Mk44 or a 35 mm Bushmaster autocannon.
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The Combat Vehicle 90 (CV90) is a family of Swedish tracked armored combat vehicles designed by Sweden’s Defence Materiel Administration (Försvarets Materielverk, FMV), Hägglunds and Bofors during the mid-1980s to early 1990s. The CV90 entered service in Sweden in the mid-1990s and has been exported to several countries, including Norway, Finland, Denmark, Estonia and Switzerland. The CV90 platform design has continuously evolved from the Mk 0 to current Mk IV with technological advances and changing battlefield requirements. The CV90 is a versatile vehicle that can be fitted with different turrets and weapons systems to suit various roles and missions. The main infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) variant is equipped with a 40 mm Bofors autocannon, while other variants have 30 mm or 35 mm Bushmaster autocannons. The CV90 also has secondary armament of a 7.62 mm machine gun and six grenade launchers. Some versions of the CV90 have additional features such as active protection systems, enhanced armor protection, improved fire control systems and situational awareness sensors. The CV90 is designed for high mobility and survivability in any terrain or tactical environment. It has a powerful diesel engine that provides a maximum speed of 70 km/h and a range of 320 km. The vehicle has a torsion bar suspension system that allows it to traverse rough terrain and obstacles. The CV90 can be transported by air or land, and can be adapted for amphibious operations. The vehicle has a crew of three (commander, gunner and driver) and can carry six to eight fully equipped soldiers depending on the variant. The CV90 is a proven combat vehicle that has been used in several operations and exercises around the world. It offers high performance, reliability and cost-efficiency throughout its lifecycle. BAE Systems Hägglunds AB is the main manufacturer and supplier of the CV90 family, and provides through-life support and technology transfer agreements to its customers.
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