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Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Vehicle
IAI/Ramta has developed a specially equipped, protected EOD
vehicle which is currently in use by the IDF and Israeli Border
police. The vehicle is based on the International Truck Corp.
Model 4800 vehicle, fitted with a bullet proof engine compartment
and protected cabin for the crew and internal staging area. It is
equipped with a fully integrated mission electronic, robotic and
surveillance system. The vehicle contains two robots stored in the
rear compartment which are deployed via hydraulic lift/ramp.
Access and egress is available from rear and side, as well as from
forward crew cabin. The system has built in GPS system and an EW
jammer which disrupts
the initiation of remotely controlled explosive charges. The crew
can fight and return fire from within the vehicle, through side
firing ports and top firing hatch. The vehicle is also equipped
with external floodlights, on-board generator, and run-flat tires.
LIC 2004 Exhibition