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1

How many vehicles are currently used by the RAF Regiment?

7

2

What are the names of the 7 vehicles currently used by the RAF Regiment?

• All Terrain Vehicle
• Vixen
• Jackal
• Panther
• Ridgeback
• Mastiff
• Foxhound

3

Crew size of All Terrain Vehicle?

1

4

What is the All Terrain Vehicle used for?

• Moving ammunition and supplies in difficult to access areas
• Included in foot patrols
• Used to move casualties to a safe extraction location

5

Crew size of Vixen?

3 + 4 dismounts

6

Vixen armament?

L85A2 and LMG

7

What is the Vixen used as?

A up-armoured patrol vehicle
• affords protection from enemy gunfire and improvised explosive devices (IEDs)

8

Vixen ability?

Dismount a 4-man fire team from within

9

Crew size of Jackal?

3

10

Jackal armament?

• GPMG (general purpose machine gun)
• HMG (heavy machine gun)
• GMG (grenade machine gun)

11

How is the Jackal utilised?

Within a patrol to provide rapid manoeuvrable fire support

12

Crew size of Panther?

2

13

What is the Panther used for?

Command and Liaison

14

Panther armament?

• GPMG
• HMG

15

Panther equipped with?

• Remote weapons station
- enables crew to control and fire the 7.62mm GPMG
• Day and night sighting system

16

Panther transportation?

Can be underslung beneath a CH47 (Chinook)

17

Crew size of Ridgeback?

2

18

Ridgeback armament?

• GPMG
• HMG
• GMG

19

Ridgeback details?

• Well protected from blast effects and mines
• Crew protected from IEDs and rocket propelled grenades (RPGs)
• Utilised to more troops within Air of Operations

20

Crew size of Mastiff?

2, carries 6 people

21

Mastiff armament?

• GPMG
• HMG
• GMG

22

Mastiff use?

Patrol vehicle and convoys

23

Crew size of Foxhound

3-8

24

Foxhound armament?

2x GPMG

25

Foxhound details?

• Light protected patrol vehicle (LPPV)
• Specialised protection against IEDs