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At Eurosatory 2022, Plasan intends to unveil a new vehicle, designed from the ground up to answer the needs of military patrols and special forces, the company writes in a press release. According to the company, WILDER provides Stanag 4569 Level 2 protection for four people in a compact package weighing 3.7t and offering a 800kg payload.

With 370mm of wheel travel due to a patented suspension system, a 420Nm engine driving all four wheels through an eight-speed automatic gearbox, and a central driving position with panoramic view, WILDER is to provide the mobility and off-road capability of a racing buggy, combined with the protection and remotely operated firepower normally only seen on vehicles weighing twice as much, Plasan emphasises. Situational awareness is provided for all four occupants in the air-conditioned monocoque hull, and the rear cargo bed can accommodate a NATO pallet packed with equipment and supplies for a long mission with ease.

WILDER is internally transportable by CH47. Options available include four-wheel steering and remote control of the entire vehicle. The crew can dismount and remotely drive the vehicle and its weapon to a vantage point without putting themselves in danger. With this fully integrated drive-by-wire capability and associated cameras and sensors, the Wilder is also ready for fully autonomous operation, the company promises.