Designation:

Marder 2/Kampfwagen 90

Info
Manufacturer: Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co.KG - KMW  
Product type: Armoured Vehicles  
Name: Modernization of the vehicle  

Developed as the first of the West German Army KW 90 vehicles in the 1980s (the others being the PZH 2000 and a new tank) was the Krauss Maffei Marder 2. The design won a competition in 1988 and two prototypes were built. German Army requirements published in 1984 were:

Same mobility as Leopard 2, seven dismounts, main gun engagement to 2km (meaning 35mm), frontal protection against 30mm AP.

Plan was to build 1,000 units from 1997 to 2001 but Reunification of Germany and the end of the Cold War saw the budget cut. Marder 2 prototypes were ready for testing in 1991.

Specifications:
Property Value
Crew
3
Troops
8
Weight (kg)
40600
Main weapon caliber (mm)
35
Engine power output (h.p.)
1000
Max. road speed (km/h)
75
Max. road range (km)
600


Has folowing part:
Total Amount
MT 881 Ka-500 (Power pack)
1


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Marder 2/Kampfwagen 90
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