Please Support our Sponsors



Piranha 3H 8x8

Medium Reconnaissance Vehicle (MRV)


Country of Origin/Used by: Ireland
First Produced/Service Dates: 2008
Manufactured by: General Dynamics European Land Systems -Mowag (was Mowag AG)
Crew: 3+4

Main: Oto Melara 30mm Cannon; Co-Axial: 7.62mm Machine Gun; Pintle: 7.62mm MG

Engine: 6 Cylinder Diesel
Miscellaneous Info:

Similar to the Piranha 3H APC and Piranha 3H CRV.

Data Sheet Available:   None Available.


Reference Source/Provider
Irish Piranha 3H MRV Photos Roy Kinsella - Dublin, Ireland
Irish Piranha 3H CRV & MRV Photos Roy Kinsella

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
"New Pirahna III, The"  By Raymond Surle'mont Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #36)


Reference Author
Irish Army Vehicles: Transport & Armor Since 1922 Karl Martin
ISAF Vehicles in Afghanistan: 2007 (Kabul and Kandahar Areas) - Mushroom Model Publications

Book Review by Patrick Keenan

Dick Taylor
Jane's Tank Recognition Guide (4th Edition) Christopher Foss
LAV & Piranha: The Extended Family (Concord Publications) Gordon Arthur & Steve Hearn
MOWAG Piranha: Wheeled Armour for the Modern Battlefield Stefan Marx (Tankograd Publishing)
Vehicules Blindes de Combat a Roues 8x8 (Histoire & Collections) Youri Obraztsov

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider