Ballistic protection according to STANAG 4569 Level 3.
Automatic transmission - decreases driver's workload, ensures easier vehicle handling.
Bigger compartment and improved interior arrangement, new anti-mine seats, advanced ergonomics (new controls for driver, commander and operator).
Enabled versatility to installation of weapon systems, passive and active protection, communication systems and other military technology.
Removes the disadvantage of the original solution and allows an easy entry of the troops.
The SAKAL infantry fighting vehicle is based on proven BMP-2 platform. It has been designed to transport infantry troops to the battlefield, provide direct fire support and for engagement with enemy armoured vehicles. Featuring increased level of ballistic protection, easy maneuverability and possibility to fit wide range of special systems the SAKAL has been pre-determined for deployment at asymetric missions. The platform can be fitted with many different types of mission kits - Infantry Fighting Vehicle, Infantry Carrier Vehicle, Reconnaissance Vehicle, Engineering Vehicle, Medical Vehicle, Recovery Vehicle, Workshop Vehicle, Communication Vehicle or Command Vehicle.
|Top speed (on road)||65 km/h|
|Top speed (off road)||45 km/h|
|Cruising range||400 km|
|Fording depth (instant)||1.3 m|
|Vertical obstacle||0.7 m|
|Trench crossing||2.5 m|
|Ballistic protection||STANAG 4569 up to Level 3|
|Anti mine protection||STANAG 4569 Level 2a|
|RCWS||TURRA 30 turret (optionally SAMSON MK II)|
|Optional manned turret||DVK 30|
|Automatic cannon||30 mm Shipunov 2A42 / Mk44 Bushmaster II|
|Coaxial machine gun||7.62 mm PKT / FNH M240|