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Tactical Armored Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) /

Commando Elite Armored Vehicle


Country of Origin/Used by: Canada (US Company Design)
First Produced/Service Dates: 2016 (2009 Program Began)
Manufactured by: Textron Systems Canada, Inc.
Crew: General Utility Vehicle = 3+3
Reconnaissance Vehicle = 3+1
Armament: Various weapons systems can be fitted.  However the TAPV is normally fitted with a Remote Weapons System with either a 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher OR .50 cal Heavy Machine Gun and a 7.62mm C6 Medium Machine Gun.
Engine: 6 Cylinder Turbo-Diesel (Cummins QSL 365)
Miscellaneous Info: The Tactical Armored Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) is derived from the Textron Commando Elite Armored Vehicle.  The TAPV is fielded in two variants: the General Utiltiy Vehicle and the Reconnaissance Vehicle. The TAPV is intended as a replacement for all Canadian RG-31 Nyala Mine Protected Vehicles and a portion of their Coyote Armored Reconnaissance Vehicles.
Data Sheet Available:   Commando Elite Armored Vehicle Sales Brochure (Textron Marine & Land Systems)


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Commando Elite Armored Vehicle Photos Textron Marine & Land Systems
    TAPV Photos Canadian Army
   TAPV Photos Rheinmettal Canada
TAPV Photos Textron Marine & Land Systems
    TAPV Photos Textron Systems Canada, Inc.
    TAPV Photos US Army

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TAPV Information and Photos Army Guide.Com
TAPV Information and Photos Army Technology.Com
TAPV Information and Photos Canadian-American Strategic Review
TAPV Information and Photos Defense Update
TAPV Information and Photos Military Today.Com
TAPV Information and Photos Textron Systems Canada, Inc.


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