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Springbuck IV

Armored Personnel Carrier


Country of Origin/Used by: South Africa
First Produced/Service Dates:  
Manufactured by: Drakensberg Truck Manufacturers
Crew: 1+10
Armament: (1) 12.7mm Heavy Machine Gun or (1) 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher
Engine: (4) Cylinder Turbo Diesel
Miscellaneous Info: Although the APC is the main variant, the vehicle can be modified into Ambulance, Command, Fire Control, Patrol and Riot Control versions as well.  One of the vehicles (including the Oryx) to succeed the Mamba APC.
Data Sheet Available: None Available


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Springbuck IV APC Photos Drakensberg Truck Manufacturers
  Springbuck Mark IV & Six APC Sales Brochure Drakensberg Truck Manufacturers

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Surviving The Ride: A Pictorial History of South African Manufactured Mine-Protected Vehicles (30 Degrees South Publications) Steve Camp & Helmoed-Romer Heitman

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