Designation:

WMZ 551

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Manufacturer: NORINCO - China North Industries Group Corporation - CNGC  
Product type: Armoured Vehicles  
Name: Wheeled armoured personnel carrier  

WMZ 551 6X6 Wheeled Armoured Vehicle has a fully automatic transmission, air-cooled engine, hydrautically assisted steering on the front four wheels, independently suspended wheels, axle double reduction and differential locking, central tyre inflation system,The vehicle is also equipped with the air conditioning system and a winch. It is fully amphibious due to the two shrouded propellers.

VARIANTS

  • Type 92 (ZSL92) IFV, 6X6

  • The Type 92/ZSL92 project was in response to the PLA's requirements for a new 6X6 wheeled IFV published in April 1987. It is the formal production variant of the Type 90/WZ551. After 30,000km road tests, the vehicle received its design certificate in June 1994, and entered service with the PLA in 1995.

  • Type 92 (ZSL92) infantry fighting vehicle

  • Type 92A (ZSL92A) APC, 6X6

  • The Type 92A APC variant has a 12.7 mm anti-aircraft machine gun mounted on the roof of the troop compartment. The machine gun is mounted on a shielded traverse ring which can travel through 360. Other features are generally identical to the Type 92 IFV. The two vehicles are deployed in combination by the PLA ground troops.

  • Type 92A (ZSL92A) armoured personnel carrier

  • NGV-1 IFV, 6X6

The NGV-1 6X6 IFV is an experimental project for export market. The vehicle features a French designed one-man Giat DRAGAR 25 mm cannon turret, with stablised sight and night vision equipment. Auxiliary weapon include a coaxial 7.62 mm machine gun.

  • NGV-1 infantry fighting vehicle

  • WZ901 Armoured Anti-Rioting Vehicle, 6X6

  • WZ901 is a specially designed variant to be used by the People's Armed Police (PAP) troops for anti-rioting and internal security missions. The vehicle entered service in the early 1990s.

  • WZ901 anti-rioting vehicle in service with the police force

Other variants include:

  • WZ554 self-propelled twin-23mm antiaircraft artillery guns, 6X6

  • WZ551D DK-9 (PL-9) air defence missile system, 6X6

  • WZ901F (Type 86) patrol vehicle, 6X6

  • WZ91 anti-tank guided missile launch vehicle, 4X4

  • Long-hull APC, 8X8

  • 120mm Self-Propelled Mortar-Howitzer, 6X6

  • Armoured recovery vehicle (ARV), 6X6

  • Armoured ambulance, 6X6


Specifications:
Property Value
Crew
3
Troops
11
Number of wheels
6
Number of drive wheels
6
Weight (kg)
15800
Engine power output (h.p.)
320
Length (mm)
6800
Width (mm)
2860
Height (mm)
2100
Ground clearance (mm)
410
Track (mm)
2440
Wheelbase (mm)
1900
Max. road speed (km/h)
90
Max. water speed (km/h)
8
Gradient (%)
70
Main weapon caliber (mm)
12.7


Has folowing part:
Total Amount
6HP 500 (Transmission)
1
BF8L413FC (Diesel engine)
1
Red Arrow 8E (Anti-tank guided missile launcher)
1

WMZ 551 quantities:
Country Qnt
ARGENTINA ARGENTINA
4
OMAN OMAN
50
Qnt:
54

Last Contracts:
Qnt Customer Value Add Date
(Close Date)
Unit cost
4
ARGENTINA
$2.800.000
Feb 2008
(Nov 2009)
$700,000
Average Unit Cost:
$700,000

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