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SISU XA-180

Armored Personnel Carrier


Specifications

Country of Origin/Used by: Finland (And Others)
First Produced/Service Dates: 1984-1994
Manufactured by: Sisu-Auto Ab
Crew: 2+10
Armament: (1) 14.7mm Heavy Machine Gun or (1) 12.7mm HMG or (1) 7.62mm MG.  Later versions have the machine gun in a one-man turret.
Engine: 6 Cylinder (Valmet 611 water-cooled & turbo-charged)
Miscellaneous Info:

The XA-180 came in four basic versions, plain personnel carrier, export version which could be fitted with a turret for the .50 cal. Heavy Machine Gun (HMG), and two different turret arrangements for Finnish service, both carrying the Russian 14.7 mm DShK-M HMG. The XA-180 is also known in Finnish service as the Psajon 83.

Data Sheet Available:   None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
SISU XA-180 APC Photos David Haugh - Content Editor

References Available

Online

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Printed

Reference Author
IFOR: Vehicles of the Multinational IFOR Peace-Keeping Operation (1995-96) (Tankograd Publications) Carl Schulze
ISAF Vehicles in Afghanistan: 2007 (Kabul and Kandahar Areas) - Mushroom Model Publications

Book Review by Patrick Keenan

Dick Taylor
Jane's AFV Recognition Handbook (Second Edition) Christopher F. Foss

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
       

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
SISU XA-180 APC (Irish UNIFIL) Model Photos (1/35 Scratchbuilt) "Mecanix" - Skellig Michael, Ireland