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Trojan armoured vehicle

Trojan is an armoured engineer vehicle designed to open routes through complex battlefield obstacles and clear a path through minefields.

Standard equipment includes a dozer blade, mine plough and an excavator arm.

A full-width mine plough (pictured above, being used in Afghanistan) can be mounted at the front to clear mines and a marking system can also be fitted. It can also carry fascines, to fill ditches, and tow a trailer-mounted, rocket-propelled, mine-clearing system.

Improved visibility is achieved by incorporating direct and indirect vision devices with low-light, image-intensifying and thermal imaging capabilities. The interior, and to some extent the exterior, of the vehicle has been designed around the crew station positions.

Trojan has the flexibility to support a wide range of operations, including humanitarian missions.
Length 8.3m
Height 2.5m
Width 3.5m
Max speed 59kph
Range 450km
Armament 1 x 7.62mm machine gun, stowage for crewman-portable light anti-tank weapons, fitted with NBC protection system.
Engine Perkins CV12 diesel engine, David Brown TN54 enhanced low-loss gearbox and the OMANI cooling group. Auxiliary power unit is also fitted.
Weight 62500kg
Manufacturer BAE Systems