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Panther
Arma3-render-panther
Faction NATO
Type Armoured Personnel Carrier
Seats 11 seats:
  • 1x Driver
  • 1x Gunner
  • 1x Commander
  • 8x Passengers
Item capacity Unknown
Top speed 60 km/h
Fuel capacity 1885 L
Primary armament Main:
  • 1x Remote RCWS 12.7mm HMG
  • 1x Remote RCWS 40mm GMG
Secondary armament Defensive:
  • 1x Smoke Generator
Variants IFV-6a Cheetah, CRV-6e Bobcat
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The IFV-6c Panther is a tracked Armoured Personnel Carrier used by NATO forces.

Overview Edit

  • Role:
    • Troop transport
    • Fire support
« While both the IFV-6c Panther and IFV-6a Cheetah are based on the Israeli armored personnel carrier chassis, they each serve very distinct roles in combat. The Panther is an APC that boasts strong armor to achieve maximal protection for transported personnel. The standard Panther is armed with an RCWS HMG, 40mm GMG, and smoke grenade launchers. In addition to its crew, 8 soldiers can be transported in the cargo area.
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Design Edit

The Panther is a heavily-armoured troop carrier that is designed to be modular. Its chassis can be modified in order to be adapted for use in other roles, though its primary purpose remains transporting troops into or out of combat.

It is fitted with an RCWS turret that is armed with a dual-mount 12.7mm heavy machine gun and 40mm automatic grenade launcher.

The externally mounted RCWS comes pre-loaded with a single 500 round belt of 12.7mm ammunition, and also has 96 rounds of high-explosive 40mm grenades.

Sharing the same chassis as its anti-aircraft and recovery vehicle variants, the Panther is well armoured and can sustain considerable amounts of punishment before being rendered immobile. Being a true armoured personnel carrier unlike its CSAT counterpart however, the Panther is only lightly armed and can provide little fire support for its dismounts against anything other than infantry and light vehicles.

The Panther has a seating capacity of eleven personnel including the crew. The crew includes the driver, gunner and commander. Similar to all vehicles in its family (along with the Slammer), passengers mount and dismount via a small door located at the rear of the vehicle instead of using a conventional ramp.

Trivia Edit

  • The Panther is based on the real-world "Namer" APC designed by IMI Systems Ltd of Israel.
  • Screenshots released during the pre-Alpha phase of ArmA 3's development indicated that the Panther, along with several other vehicles that are now used by NATO, was originally meant to be a CSAT vehicle instead. However, the Panther was eventually superseded with the BTR-K Kamysh for use by CSAT by the time of the Alpha and Beta's release.

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