We use cookies to improve your experience on our website and ensure the information we provide is more relevant. If you continue without changing your cookie settings, we will assume you are happy to accept all cookies on the Army website. You can change your cookie settings at any time.


Viking BVS10

The Viking BVS10 protected, all-terrain vehicle is the third generation of articulated vehicles produced by BAE Systems Hagglunds of Sweden.

The Viking is a follow-on from the BV202 and the BV206. BV stands for 'Bandvagen' in Swedish, which means that it is driven via rubber tracks.

Viking is an amphibious vehicle and can be deployed via landing craft from a ship. It is also fully air transportable by C130 Hercules or underslung by Chinook.

Dimensions: 8.3m (Length) x 2.83m (Height) x 2.75m (Width)
Weight: 12744kg
Weapons systems: GPMG 7.6 mm, HMG 0.5mm, 2 x smoke grenade dischargers
Engine: Cummins 5.9 litre, 6-cylinder Euro 3 diesel engine
Maximum speed: 65kph