The Bushmaster is a four–wheel drive (constant) on-road and off-road vehicle that is designed to transport 10 troops including a driver, together with their weapons and equipment. The Bushmaster can itself be transported by road, rail or air.
The hull is a fully welded monocoque structure manufactured from steel armoured plate.
Two square hatches and a gun ring with hatch are fitted in the roof, and a single access door is located at the rear of the vehicle. Two mounting points for quick-connect swing arm gun mounts are fitted to the roof and are accessed through the rear hatches.
The power train consists of a Caterpillar diesel engine coupled to a ZF six-speed automatic transmission.
The vehicle is fitted with a Central Tyre Inflation System which provides a means of manually or automatically controlling the tyre inflation pressures based on terrain and vehicle speed to reduce the likelihood of tyre damage.
|Crew||10 Airfield Defence Guards, including a driver|
|Engine||7.2 Litre in-line 6 Cylinder Caterpillar 3126E Turbo Charged Diesel|
|Weight||Up to 15,000 kg|
|Size||Length 7.1 m, width 2.3 m, height 3.25 m|
|Weapons||Capable of mounting 5.56 mm LSW and 7.62 mm MAG 58 machine gun|
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