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IDEX 2019: Streit Group unveils new vehicles

Streit Group unveiled the Salamander 8×8, Shaman 8×8, and Pangolin demining system at the IDEX defence show being held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from 17 to 21 February.

The Shaman 8×8 has a 3-litre turbo diesel engine, six-speed automatic transmission, and is fully amphibious. Developed for extreme terrain and weather conditions, it is fitted with specially designed low-pressure tyres that Streit says enables it to travel easily across marshes, lakes, and tundra.

The Shaman 8×8 is armoured, but Streit did not say what level of protection it offers or provide a weight figure for the vehicle.

The Salamander 8×8 is fitted with an 8.9-litre turbo-charged engine, has an 8×8 drive configuration, eight-speed manual transmission, and is fully amphibious.