KrAZ Armored Personnel Carrier

KrAZ- APC  is built based on a chassis and cab of 4x4 KrAZ-5233HE all-terrain militarytruck. This multirole vehicle is used for carrying personnel of military units and their fire support, for the purpose it can be provided with state-of-the-art weapon systems, active and passive protection systems. KrAZ- APC demilitarized version can be used for carrying personnel of peace-support missions and other persons in conflict zones.

The vehicle accommodate up to 14 dismounts plus the crew of two. Firing ports are optional. Normally troops enter and leave the vehicle via rear power-operated ramp. Also there is a door for the troops on the left for emergency exit. Commander and driver use their own doors.

Vehicle has a V-shaped hull. It withstands blasts equivalent to 8 kg of TNT anywhere under the hull. Hull provides protection against 7.62x39 mm armor-piercing rounds.

Vehicle can be fitted with remotely controlled weapon module. Typically these modules are armed with 7.62-mm or 12.7-mm machine guns or 40-mm automatic grenade launchers.

The vehicle's passenger  cell is protected according  to STANAG 4569:

For Ballistic protection Level 2
(7.62x39 API BZ at 695m/s,  30m, azimut  -360° an elevation  0°-30°;  FSP 12.7mm  at  420m/s;  FSP
20mm at 630m/s)

For Blast Protection Level 3A and 3B (8kg TNT under a wheel and under the centre of thvehicle)

Max. Seating capacity:
2+ 14
Overall length
Overall width
Overall height
3350  mm  without  weapon  station  and  other  optional mission systems
Curb weight
16,000kg (at STANAG 4569 level 2 protection)
Pay load
2,500kg (at STANAG 4569 level 2 protection)
Maximum gross vehicle weight
Wheel base
Turning radius
Turning radius 1 2.0m
Ground clearance
400mm (empty) 370mm (fully laden)
Engine Model & Origin
YAMZ -238D, EURO-0 ( Origin: Russia)
Engine type
4-stoke diesel engine, turbo charge with in ter-cooler
Engine Capacity
No of cylinders and configuration
Power of the engine
243kW (330hp)
1274Nm (130mkg) at 1100 -1300 min-1
Specific fuel consumption for full weight

Fuel Tank capacity
Power to weight ratio minimum 22 hp/ton
14.3kW/t (19.4hp/t) at Max GVW

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