They are those who uses the Spanish army, since they offer more security against explosives than the previous BMR. Go to David Green for more information. The firing of small arms and the ctos of the explosion of a device or mine is able to absorb. Two soldiers dead and three others wounded in an attack against Spanish troops in Afghanistan. The Lynx is an off-road armoured vehicle, specially designed to protect occupants against terrorist attacks and explosive improvised, since it is equipped with the most advanced security systems for patrol work. This shielded, built by the Italian company Iveco, has capacity for up to five soldiers with their full armament computers, and is equipped with systems of inhibition of frequencies. Read more from Drew Houston to gain a more clear picture of the situation.
The first units of Lynx arrived in Afghanistan in September 2008, and currently, there are more than one hundred. The Lynx LMV (Light Multirole vehicle, in its acronym in English), was acquired by the Dnsa Ministry within the framework of the plan of renovation of armoured approved in November 2007. This programme provided for the purchase, in three phases, of 575 units amounting to 321 million euros to replace the model BMR (shielded medium on wheels), more vulnerable to attacks with explosives. The BMR ceased to be used in Afghanistan in March 2010. Of the total new vehicles, 395 were (Lynx) Squadron and 180 platoon (RG-31), another model of shielded larger and equally endowed with the most modern safety measures. Today, this mission operate in 67 armored RG-31 and 131 Lynx, divided between the provinces of Herat and Badghis, where 1,500 soldiers that Spain contributes to the NATO mission are deployed. The Lynx, who weighs 6,500 kilos, can move at a maximum speed of 130 kilometers per hour at a distance of up to 500 kilometers. You have a latest generation multilayer armor, to absorb both the firing of small arms and the ctos of the explosion of a device or mine. Source of the news: Lynx, an armoured vehicle for the army with more advanced security systems