A consignment of 5 Springbuck MKIV APC has started its long journey to another
satisfied client in Africa today and should
reach its destination within 3 weeks.
DTM prides itself on its range of Springbuck APC, built by Africans for
the tough African continent.
Drakensberg Truck Manufactures is a privately owned South African
armoured vehicles company, specializing in the design and manufacture of
armoured and landmine protected vehicles, as well as the refurbishing and
maintenance of ex-military vehicles. DTM was established in 1986 and is
situated in Pretoria,
utilizing combined management experience of more than 75 years in this
The Springbuck APC, which derived its name from the antelope known for
its toughness and sure-footed dexterity, is owned in its design and entirety by
The Springbuck range of armoured personnel carriers are designed for
ease of operation and repair, using internationally available drive-line
components for assured reliability as well as availability of parts. This permanent 4x4 vehicle not only boast
exceptional manoeuvrability but with its powerful MWM engine also handles
effortlessly on the open road. Special
attention has been given to the ergonomics of the driver and its 10
passengers. With a ballistic protection
of B6 upgradeable to B7, the all-steel armoured v-shaped monocoque hull is
designed to withstand a TM57 landmine or equivalent under the hull or two under
any wheel. The standard Springbuck APC
configuration can be easily adapted to various applications and by the addition
of turret-mounted weaponry can be effectively used as a combat vehicle.
Our Springbuck armoured
personnel carriers have successfully been used for various peace keeping
applications throughout the African continent and abroad.
26 October 2011
Lucilean Yvonne van Emmenis