The 4×4 A-200 armored vehicles of the Peruvian Army have successfully completed their technical tests in Germany-Noticias

The A-200 will be intended for reconnaissance and combat missions in the VRAEM, they can withstand detonations from DM31 mines, they will mount a 7.62mm Dillon M-134D / H machine gun with a range of more than 1,000 m, capable of 4,000 to 6,000 laps per minute.

Between March 22nd and 26th, the German Aurum Security GmbH and a delegation from the Peruvian Army carried out the technical acceptance tests of the 10 A-200 armored vehicles (4×4), which were acquired under a contract valued at an estimated 2.8 million dollars Work successfully completed by the Peruvian Army in mid-2019. According to the test protocols, in addition to a review of the specifications, materials and surfaces, weight and load capacity, a complete overhaul of the A-200 engine, fuel and engine was carried out in the so-called phase 1 electrical systems. In addition, the army delegation checked a number of improvements on site that were carried out on behalf of Aurum Security GmbH and currently cannot be described in detail for security reasons in order to increase operational performance.

In phase 2, his skills on the track and on the road were tested: stability, speed, steering and performance as well as cross-country skiing on an off-road track, on which not only robustness, agility and speed were tested, but also his skills. on various types of terrain, wading, mud passage, lateral and horizontal slopes and obstacles. Finally, in Phase 3, the ballistic resistance tests of the opaque and transparent shield (in this case a door chosen at random from one of the A-200s) were performed by a properly accredited and certified laboratory. The results were extremely satisfactory as they exceeded the ammunition hits of 7.62 x 54R – API (Armor Piercing Incendiary) specified in the Technical Requirements (RTM). These ammunition, fired from PKM machine guns, is typically used by narcoterrorists in the Apurmac, Ene and Mantaro (VRAEM) rivers valley.

According to , the A-200 armored vehicles (4×4) will soon be shipped to Peru, where they are due to arrive at the end of April. First they are delivered to the Vehicle War Material Battalion No. 511 (Lima) and later used for reconnaissance and combat missions in the VRAEM. (Alejo Marchessini, correspondent for Grupo Edefa in Lima).

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