List of Infantry Fighting Vehicles - IFV


An infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) or mechanized infantry combat vehicle (MICV), is a type of armoured fighting vehicle used to carry infantry into battle and provide fire support for them. IFVs have a greater role in combat operations than even the main battle tanks they serve alongside.

IFVs are similar to armoured personnel carriers (APCs), designed to transport a section or squad of infantry (generally between five and ten men) and their equipment. They are differentiated from APCs - which are purely transport vehicles, armed only for self defence - because they are designed to give direct fire support to the dismounted infantry and so usually have significantly enhanced armament. IFVs also often have improved armour and firing ports (allowing the infantry to fire personal weapons while mounted).

They are typically armed with an autocannon of 20 to 40mm caliber, 7.62mm machine guns and possibly with anti-tank missiles (ATGMs) and/or surface-to-air missiles. IFVs are usually tracked, but some wheeled vehicles fall into this category, too. IFVs are generally much less heavily armed and armoured than main battle tanks, but they sometimes carry missiles, such as the NATO TOW missile and Soviet Bastion which offer a significant threat to tanks.

The list of modern Infantry Fighting Vehicles in The World:

Abhay IFVArmament: 1x 40 mm Bofors autocannon
Engine: Greaves Cotton TD2V8 diesel engine
550 hp
Range: 400 km
Speed: 35-70 km/h
Puma (IFV)Sch├╝tzenpanzer Puma IFVArmament: 30 mm MK30-2/ABM autocannon
Engine: MTU V10 892 diesel 1,100 hp
Range: 600 km
Speed: 70 km/h
K21 IFVK21 Infantry Fighting VehiclesArmament: 40 mm autocannon
Engine:Doosan- D2840LXE diesel 740 hp (840 hp for the PIP)
Range: 500 km
Speed: 70 km/h (road)
40 km/h (cross-country)
7 km/h (water)
South Korea2009
VBCIVBCI 8x8 IFVArmament: M811 25 mm x 137 mm NATO cannon
Engine:Renault Diesel 550 hp
Range: 750 km
Speed: 100 km/h
ZBD-97ZBD-97 Chinese Infantry Fighting VehicleArmament: 100 mm gun/launcher, 30 mm autocannon
Range: 500 km
Speed: 65 km/h (land)
20 km/h (water)
ASCOD AFVASCOD AFVArmament: 30 mm Mauser MK 30-2
600 hp (Pizarro)
720 hp (Ulan)

Range: 600-700 km
Speed: 72 km/h
Spain - Austria2004
LAV IIILAV III Canadian Infantry Fighting VehiclesArmament: 1 × M242 25 mm chain gun with TIS
Engine:Caterpillar 3126 diesel
260 kW (350 hp)

Range: 450 km
Speed: 100 km/h
Dardo IFVDardo Italian IFVArmament: 25mm Oerlikon KBA automatic cannon
Engine: Iveco – Fiat 6V MTCA turbodiesel 512 hp
Range: 600 km
Speed: 70 km/h
Bionix IFVBionix IFVArmament:
Bionix 25: M242 Bushmaster 25 mm Cannon
Bionix II: Bushmaster II 30 mm Cannon
Engine: Detroit Diesel Corporation (DDC) 6V 92TA 475 hp (354 kW) 550 hp (410 kW) with Turbo-charge
Range: 400 km
Speed: 70 km/h
Coyote Reconnaissance VehicleCoyote Reconnaissance VehicleArmament: 25 mm chain gun
Engine: 275 hp
Range: 660 km
Speed: 120 km/h
Australian Light Armoured Vehicle (ASLAV)Australian Light Armoured Vehicle (ASLAV)Armament: 25 mm M242 Chain Gun
Engine:Detroit Diesel 6V-53T 275 hp
Range: 660 km
Speed: 120 km/h
Egyptian Infantry Fighting VehicleEgyptian Infantry Fighting Vehicle - EIFVArmament: 25 mm M242 Chain Gun
Engine: 400 hp
Range: 482 km
Speed: 660 km/h
BTR-TBTR-TArmament: 2A42 30mm autocannon or AGS-17
Engine: 520 hp
Range: 500 km
Speed: 50 km/h
Soviet Union1994
Combat Vehicle 90Combat Vehicle 90Armament: 40mm Bofors Autocannon
Engine: Scania DSI 14 litres or DSI 16, V8 Diesel 550-810 hp
Range: 320 km
Speed: 70 km/h
BMD-3BMD-3 Infantry Fighting VehiclesArmament: 2A42 30mm autocannon
Engine: 450 hp
Range: 500 km
Speed: 70 km/h
Soviet Union1990
Type 89 IFVType 89 IFVArmament: 35 mm KDE cannon
Engine: 600 hp
Range: 400 km
Speed: 70 km/h
BMP-3BMP-3 IFVArmament: 100 mm gun/launcher 2A70
Engine: UTD-29M diesel
500 hp

Range: 600 km
Speed: 72 km/h (45 mph) (road)
45 km/h (28 mph) (off-road)
10 km/h (6.2 mph) (water)
Soviet Union1987
MLI-84MLI-84Armament: 25 mm Oerlikon KBA autocannon
Engine: 400 hp
Range: 550 km
Speed: 65 km/h
BMD-2BMD-2Armament: 30 mm 2A42 multi-purpose autocannon
Engine: 241 hp
Range: 450 km
Speed: 80 km/h (road)
40 km/h (off-road)
10 km/h (water)
Soviet Union1985
K200 Korean Infantry Fighting VehicleK200 Korean Infantry Fighting VehicleArmament: 1 x 12.7mm machine gun
Engine: 350 hp
Range: 480 km
Speed: 70 km/h (road)
6 km/h (water)
South Korea1985
RooikatRooikatArmament: 1 x Denel GT4 76mm
Engine: 563 hp
Range: 1000 km
Speed: 120 km/h (road)
50 km/h (off-road)
South Africa1983
BVP M-80 BVP M-80Armament: 20 mm M-55 (HS 804) cannon
Engine: Daimler Benz OM-403 320 hp
Range: 500 km
Speed: 65 km/h on land
8 km/h in water
M2 BradleyM2/M3 Bradley Infantry Fighting VehicleArmament: 25 mm M242 Chain Gun
Engine: Cummins VTA-903T 8-cylinder diesel
600 hp

Range: 483 km
Speed: 66 km/h
BMP-23BMP-23Armament: 23 mm automatic cannon
Engine: 315 hp
Range: 550 km
Speed: 60 km/h
Pegaso VEC-M1Pegaso VEC-M1
FV 510 WarriorFV 510 Warrior British Infantry Fighting VehiclesArmament: 30 mm L21A1 RARDEN cannon
Engine: Perkins V-8 Condor
550 hp

Range: 660 km
Speed: 75 km/h
BMP 2BMP 2 IFVArmament: 30 mm automatic cannon 2A42, 9M113 Konkurs ATGM
Engine: 300 hp
Range: 600 km
Speed: 65 km/h, 7 km/h (water)
Soviet Union1974
Ratel IFVRatel IFVArmament: 20 mm semi automatic cannon
Engine: 282 hp
Range: 1000 km
Speed: 105 km/h
South Africa1974
AMX-10PAMX-10PArmament: 20mm automatic cannon M693 F1
Engine: 280 hp
Range: 600 km
Speed: 65 km/h
Marder IFVMarder IFVArmament: 20mm automatic cannon
Engine: 600 hp
Range: 520 km
Speed: 75 km/h
BMD-1BMD-1Armament: 73 mm
Engine: 241 hp
Range: 600 km
Speed: 80 km/h, 10 km/h (water)
Soviet Union1969
BMP-1BMP-1 IFVArmament: 73 mm
Engine: 300 hp
Range: 600 km
Speed: 65 km/h, 8 km/h (water)
Soviet Union1966
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