Please Support our Sponsors


MOWAG Piranha IIIH 8x8

Medium Recce Vehicle (MRV)


Country of Origin/Used by: Ireland
First Produced/Service Dates: 2008
Manufactured by: MOWAG AG (Switzerland)
Crew: 3+4

Main: Oto Melara 30mm Cannon; Co-Axial: 7.62mm MG; Pintle: 7.62mm.

Engine: 6 Cylinder Diesel
Miscellaneous Info:

Similar to the Piranha IIIH APC and Piranha IIIH CRV.

Data Sheet Available: None Available.


Reference Source/Provider
Irish Piranha IIIH MRV Photos Roy Kinsella - Dublin, Ireland
Irish Piranha IIIH CRV & MRV Photos Roy Kinsella - Dublin, Ireland

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
"New Pirahna III, The"  By Raymond Surle'mont Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #36)
MOWAG AG Homepage MOWAG Website


Reference Author
Irish Army Vehicles: Transport & Armor Since 1922 Karl Martin
ISAF Vehicles in Afghanistan: 2007 (Kabul and Kandahar Areas) - Mushroom Model Publications

Book Review by Patrick Keenan

Dick Taylor
Jane's Tank Recognition Guide (4th Edition) Christopher Foss
MOWAG Piranha: Wheeled Armour for the Modern Battlefield Stefan Marx (Tankograd Publishing)

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information

Model Pictures

Reference Source/Provider