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The INKAS 200 is a light protected 4×4 APC (Armoured Personnel Carrier) designed an manufactured by the Company INKAS Vehicles based in United Arab Emirates. INKAS Vehicles is a private company that manufactures armored vehicles for military and security use. Its R&D (Research & Development) department works to build military vehicles which includes Armored Personal Carriers and Mine Resistant Ambush Protection vehicles. The INKAS 200 APC is build on on the Toyota Land Cruiser 200 series 4×4 OEM chassis. The vehicle is designed to be used by military or polices forces for border patrol, combat or law enforcement missions in urban and all-terrain conditions. With the use of Toyota commercial chassis, the INKAS 200APC offers worldwide spare parts availability with cost-effective maintenance and operating costs for military or security vehicle fleets.

Armament

The INKAS 200 4×4 APC can be fitted with a single-man open-top turret mounted on the roof of the vehicle which can be armed with a 7.62mm or 12.7mm machine gun. To increase the protection of the gunner, the turret can be fitted with armour plates on 360° and bulletproof windows providing situational awareness all-around the vehicle. Depending on the customer requirements, the INKAS 200 APC can be equipped with a remotely-operated weapon station offering a protection under armour for the gunner against threats of snipers, explosions and debris. This type of weapon system is also equipped with sensors such as night vision, thermal sensors, daylight cameras and control systems offering more accuracy and capabilities as firing on the move against static and moving targets.

Design and protection

The layout of the INKAS 200 4×4 APC is conventional, with the engine compartment at the front, driver and commander in the centre and the troop compartment at the rear. The vehicles is designed to carried a total of 8 people including driver and commander at the front on individual seats and six people at the rear, with three individual seats that run along either side of the hull. There is a large windscreen at the front of the vehicle with a firing port at the right side. The commander and driver both have a forward-opening side door with bulletproof window in the upper part. Each side of the hull are fitted with three small bulletproof windows with firing port in the lower part. There is a large door in the rear of the hull that opens to the right that has a bulletproof window and two firing ports. All the windows are protected by metal mesh guards to provide additional protection to ballistic glass surfaces. The INKAS 200 4×4 APC armour provides ballistic protection up to CEN Level B7 against firing of small arms 7.62×51 SC ammunition, 7.62×51 M80 NATO ammunition.

Mobility

The INKAS 200 4×4 APC is motorized with a 4.5L V8 diesel or Petrol engine developing 304 hp. at 5,500 rpm coupled to a 6 speed automatic transmission. The INKAS 200 APC can run at a maximum road speed of 110 km/h and 60 km/h in off-road conditions with a maximum cruising range of 750 km.

Accessories

The INKAS 200 4×4 APC keeps the standard dashboard of the Toyota Land Cruiser including the onboard equipment as heating and air conditioning. The vehicle can be equipped with a wide range of optional equipment according to customers requirements as strobe light systems, roof mounted lighting system, Fire suppression system, emergency roof escape hatch and more.