Competitive lifecycle cost
Bastion is a modular range of 12-tonne armored vehicles.
Its chassis, developed on the VLRA 4x4 base, offers a combination of tactical performance, robustness and simplified maintenance.
Bastion’s armored hull offers a large internal volume, as well as a protection against ballistic aggression, mines and Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), according to the STANAG 4569 standard.
The vehicle is offered in two versions: personnel carrier or PATSAS for Special Forces. The APC version can also be utilized as an ambulance, cargo carrier or command post.
Numerous African and Middle Eastern countries trust the Bastion for their peacekeeping, reconnaissance forces and combat missions. These vehicles are also used by Special Forces units.
Weight and Dimensions
- GVW : 12 t
- DIMENSIONS (L x W x H) : 6,3 x 2,3 x 2,4 m
- WHEELBASE : 3,6 m
- GROUND CLEARANCE : 0,33 m
- MAX CREW : 2 + 8
The monocoque armored hull of the Bastion protects very efficiently both the operators and the powertrain against ballistic agressions, antitank mines, and IED according to STANAG 4569.
- Monocoque armored hull protected according to STANAG 4569
- Protection against antitank mines according to STANAG 4569 and Improvised Explosive Devices (IED).
A light armored vehicle, the Bastion offers extreme mobility, agility, and sturdiness. Its military 4x4 gooseneck chassis, which originates from the big VLRA family, has been put to the test across a wide variety of operations. In the field, it is characterized by outstanding off-road capabilities.
|Max road speed||110 kph|
|Max autonomy||1,400 km|
|Air transport||C-130 / A400M|
|Missions||Troop transport, Ambulance, Command post, Cargo, Workshop|
|Max crew||2 + 8|
|Cab||Armored, 2 side doors, 2 rear doors, roof hatches|
|Armament||7.62 mm or 12.7 mm ring or remote control turret|