Ambulance Vehicles

The mission changes - so does BOXER

BOXER Ambulance (AMB) provides the basis for preclinical treatment as the first link in the medical emergency rescue chain according to the Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) principles with maximum protection and optimal mobility for modern battlefield scenarios.

Protected medical support on today’s battlefields gains importance as the special status of ambulance vehicles can no longer be taken for granted.

A variant focusing on transport and a variant focusing on transport and treatment of the wounded are available.

BOXER AMB vehicles are designed with a higher roof of the Mission Module and thereby provide:

  • Headroom of 1.85 m for optimal treatment,
  • 17.5 m³ protected volume and
  • sufficient space and possibilities to treat casualties.

For the interior layout, several designs are possible. Flexible stretcher and seat arrangements are a standard feature and can be changed quickly by the crew with no tools necessary.

BOXER AMB variants provide a wide range of flexibility regarding the carrying the number of casualties and their level of injuries. Thanks to its extensive medical equipment, it is possible to provide the right treatment during a mission to most circumstances.

In the different layouts for BOXER AMB, the protection has not been compromised. The protection of the vehicle is similar to all other variants and provides the same level of protection. Therefore BOXER AMB is currently one of the best protected 8x8 ambulance vehicles available.

Key features
Maximum speed 100 km/h
Engine capacity (ISO) up to 600 kW (816 hp)
Engine type MTU V8 199TE20/21
Range 1,000 km
Electrical system 24 V DC, up to 540 A
Max. gross vehicle weight up to 38.5 t
Max. straight gradient 60%
Max. slope gradient 30%
Trench crossing 2.0 m
Step climbing ability 0.8 m
Turning radius 7.5 m (skid steering)
Length 8.31 m
Width 2.93 m
Height (hull roof) 2.93 m
Ground clearance 0.5 m
Protected volume 17.5 m³
Crew: 3 (driver, commander/doctor, medic)
Headroom: 1.85 m
Capacity: 7 seated casualties or
3 stretcher casualties or
2 stretcher and 3 seated casualties or
1 stretcher and 4 seated casualties or
1 stretcher casualty accessible from both sides and above for intensive care
Air conditioning and NBC-protection systems
Fire extinguishing system in engine compartment and fire suppression system in crew compartment
Intensive medical treatment and combat first responder equipment
Exemplary Options
Modular protection kits (ballistic, bomblets, IEDs, mine, RPG)
Active Protection System
360° Situational Awareness System
Electronic Countermeasure (ECM)
Remote Controlled Weapon Station for self defence
Laser Warning System
Optronic sight system for commander to avoid opening of hatch
Multispectral Drivers Assistance System for day and night
Optronic sight system with thermal imager and further daylight cameras for the commander

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