The Sisu A2045 HMTV (High Mobility Terrain Vehicle) is a Finnish standard medium tactical truck, intended to replace older SISU A45 "Proto" light trucks in the Finnish Defence Forces. In spoken language Sisu A2045 is called the MAN-Sisu referring to the engine, axles and other elementary parts delivered by the German lorry manufacturer MAN Nutzfahrzeuge, officially MAN SE, former MAN AG. For the personal transportation on the installed seats, twelve persons can travel outside the driver's cabin. The lorry is classified by its weight as a middle off-road logistic vehicle.
|Place of origin||Finland|
|Manufacturer||Sisu Auto, Karis of Raseborg |
|No. built||234 (FDF orders 2009-2010) |
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|Crew||1+2, option for extra 12 persons outside the driver's cabin|
Ballistic level 1
|Engine||6.87 l 6-cyl MAN DO 836 LFL50 Euro5 Turbo Diesel|
179 kW (240 hp) @ 2 300 r/min, 925 Nm / 1 200 r/min - 1800 r/min, 105 km/h
|Payload capacity||5,000kg; gross|
|Transmission||9-port manual ZF 9S 1310OD or 12-port automatic ZF 12 AS 1210|
|Suspension||4×4 wheeled, axles: MAN VP06 front, HPO 728 rear |
|Fuel capacity||300 L (79 US gal; 66 imp gal)|
|500 km (310 mi)|
|Speed||105 km/h (65 mph)|
The trucks are used for general logistics and conscript training, as well as for towing artillery pieces, anti-aircraft weapons and command modules.
Finland: The Finnish Defence Forces has ordered 232 4×4 vehicles for delivery 2009-2010. It has also an option for an additional 240 vehicles to be bought after 2010.
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