Designation:

Centauro VBM Freccia

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Manufacturer: Iveco - Oto Melara Consortium - CIO  
Product type: Armoured Vehicles  
Name: Wheeled armoured personnel carrier  

VBM Freccia is an Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicle, variant of the B1 Centauro. It is fitted with the Hitfist Plus turret (an evolution of that used on the Dardo IFV), which is armed with the Oerlikon KBA 25mm automatic cannon and carries 200 rounds of 25mm ammunition. Two 7.62mm NATO machine guns are also fitted. The vehicle can be further armed with a pair of Spike ML/LR anti-tank missiles, and eight 80mm smoke grenade launchers. The fire control system is the same as for the reconnaissance/anti-tank version. This variant is crewed by a crew of three which consists of a gunner, driver and commander, and can further carry an additional eight combat-ready troops. 249 units of the different types have been ordered by Italian government in 2006.

Specifications:
Property Value
Weight (kg)
27600
Number of wheels
8
Number of drive wheels
8
Troops
8
Crew
3


Has folowing part:
Total Amount
Hitfist-30P (Turret)
1

Centauro VBM Freccia quantities:
Country Qnt
ITALY ITALY
54
SPAIN SPAIN
4
Qnt:
58

Last Contracts:
Qnt Customer Value Add Date
(Close Date)
Unit cost
249
ITALY
 
Apr 2006
(Dec 2016)
 
Average Unit Cost:  

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