Graded for Military Armored Vehicles

The Bison Armoured Vehicle is an eight-wheeled armoured vehicle originally designed as an infantry section carrier. Today, the Bison Armoured Vehicle is an adaptable vehicle with variants that support the light armoured vehicle (LAV) IIIs.

Weapons

  • C6 7.62-mm flexible, medium machine gun
  • 76-mm multi-barrel grenade dispenser
  • M72 66-mm rocket launcher

Specifications

Weight

  • Basic weight: 12,846 kg
  • Combat load: 12,450 kg

Dimensions

  • Length: 6.48 m
  • Width:  2.82 m
  • Height: 2.81 m

Mobility

  • On-road speed: 100 km/h
  • Off-road speed: 65 km/h
  • On-road range: 643 km
  • Off-road range: 500 km
  • Maximum grade: 60%
  • Side slope: 30%
  • Ditch cross: 1.72 m
  • Tire: 325/85R16 Michelin XML

Fuel

  • Type: F-54 Diesel DF-2
  • Capacity: 270 L
  • Consumption: 0.42 L/km

Capabilities

  • Arctic: No
  • Add-on armour: Yes

Crew

  • Personnel: 2
  • Passengers: varies from one variant to another

 

Information provided by Canadian Army.