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Piranha 3H 8x8

Cavalry Reconnaissance Vehicle (CRV)


Country of Origin/Used by: Ireland
First Produced/Service Dates: 2001
Crew: 3+8

Fitted with a Remote Weapons Station mounting a .5 inch M2HB Heavy Machine Gun or 40mm MK 19 Automatic Grenade Launcher.

Miscellaneous Info:

This version of the Piranha 3H is unique to the Irish Defence Forces (IDF) and is similar to their Piranha 3H Medium Recon Vehicle.

To view the specifications and references common to ALL variants, please refer to the Piranha 3 Armored Fighting Vehicle Series Index.

Data Sheet Available:   None Available.


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

References Available


Reference Source/Provider


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

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider

For More Information, go to our Piranha 3 AFV Series Index