The special police unit in Saxony received thetransport vehicles today, equipping its counter-terror special unit. A second vehicle will follow next week. The acquisition of armored vehicles was part of an extensive €15 million anti-terror package. The “Survivor” was presented last summer at a trade fair for police equipment in Leipzig. The Berlin State have also ordered the vehicle. is produced by MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) in cooperation with Austrian vehicle maker Achleitner.
Saxony’s two Survivor R vehicles feature an armored monocoque cabin that provides the crew with all-around protection from multiple threats. The equipment package includes special signaling system; an integrated, remotely controlled observation turret with optronics and effectors; a high-performance loudspeaker; and a hydraulically operated rear ramp for rapid entry and exit. A powerful 340 HP engine with a torque of 1,250 Nm gives the 17-tonne vehicle an outstanding mobility. Moreover, the environmentally friendly Survivor R meets the latest Euro 6 emission norms.