Wednesday, 15 August 2012

International Saratoga multipurpose vehicle

International Saratoga light-weight multipurpose vehicle

The International® Saratoga is Navistar Defense’s light weight, highly-mobile, multipurpose vehicle that provides a significant level of survivability.

The cost-effective platform utilizes new design innovations that maximize protection and versatility. An ideal vehicle for a wide variety of missions, the Saratoga has improved ground clearance and can kneel down for ease of transport.

Vehicle Highlights
  • Survivability in a lighter weight vehicle
  • Affordable solution that fits a wide variety of missions
  • Independent suspension and central tire inflation system
  • Kneels down to 76" for storage and transport
Available with metallic or composite add-on armor, the light weight Saratoga is built to withstand ballistic arms fire, mine blasts, IEDs, and other emerging threats, without sacrificing maneuverability, horse power and torque, or payload capacity. The vehicle cab accommodates 4-passengers, plus an optional gunner.


Crew: 4+1
Length: 5.72 m
Height: 2.1 m
Wheel base: 4.01 m
Gross vehicle weight rating: 9979 kg
Payload capacity: 3265.9 kg
Fording depth: 0.76 m
Width: 2.44 m
 Curb weight: 6713.2 kg

Armor protection

Metallic and composite armor options

Model: MaxxForce D6.0 V8
Type: turbo inter-cooled, direct electronic injection, four stroke, JP8/military fuel compatible
Power output: 242 kW (325 hp) at 3.000 rpm
Torque: 773 Nm (570 lb-ft) at 1.800 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
Transfer case: 2-speed       NAVISTAR Defense - United States
Asian Defence News

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