American manufacturers of the Humvee are not going to just sell off the remnants of a once-so-widespread SUV in the US Army. On international armory Eurosatory 2018, held in Paris, featured the new NXT 360 Army SUV based on the HMMWV, Warspot reports citing armyrecognition.com.
Externally, the new SUV NXT 360 is not very different from the HMMWV, but inside, according to the developers, this is "a completely different car." In the new version, all major components and components have been upgraded - engine, chassis, transmission, etc. According to the classification adopted in the West, the NXT 360 is presented in the light-wheeled vehicle class, however, even in the basic version, the SUV comes with an armored body, the ballistic class protection - B7. Anti-mine protection corresponds to the level of 2a according to the STANAG standard (the machine will withstand the blasting of 6 kg of TNT). In the cabin on the floor are special anti-splinter mats, seats - without a rigid attachment to the floor. Reinforced suspension allows you to withstand 7100 kg full weight SUV. The car has a multi-fuel 6,5-liter turbocharged V8 250 horsepower. (624 Nm) with 6-speed automatic transmission 6L85e.
The new armored car is supposed to be exported to countries that have the old version of the Humvee in service and in which it is in demand. In the American Army itself, the HMMWV is completely removed from service and replaced with an Oshkosh L-ATV (Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle, "light combat tactical all-terrain vehicle")
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