Developed by the Kader Factory for Developed Industries of Egypt, the Fahd 280 Armoured Personnel Carrier is powered by a Mercedes Benz Diesel OM 366 LA 4-Stroke turbo charged water cooled diesel engine. The maximum speed of the vehicle is 100 km/h and its operational range is said to be 700 km on road and 450 km on off road. It accommodates a driver, commander and 10 passengers.
The Bangladesh Army used them widely to patrol the Iraq-Kuwait border during UN sanctioned peacekeeping missions. They were provided by Kuwait.
Type: Wheeled Armoured Personnel Carrier
Weight: 10.2 tonnes
Length: 6 m
Width: 2.45 m
Height: 2.25 m
Crew: 2 + 10
Engine: Mercedes Benz OM 366 LA 4-Stroke turbo charged water cooled diesel 275 hp
Power/Weight: 19 hp/tonne
Suspension: Wheeled 8×8
Operational Range: 450-700 km
Speed: 100 km/h
Primary Armament: 1 x 7.62 machine gun
Secondary Armament: N/A
Service: Bangladesh Army (Lease)