AACE Amphibious Armored Combat Earthmover Action

AACE Amphibious Armored Combat Earthmover


More Efficient Shoveling

AACE is an amphibious, armored, tracked, combat earthmover to be used for preparation of the river banks in crossing over operations. It is capable of performing bulldozing, rough grading, excavating, hauling, and scraping operations. As compared to standard work machines, AACE has the capability to take in ballast from the soil ground to its ballast canister when necessary and discharge it at the end of the operation. In standard work machines, the dozer blade is swinging while the vehicle is stable however in AACE it is fixed to the vehicle. With its superior hydraulic suspension system, the front side of AACE can be lifted down or up and by this way its blade or ballast canister can touch and access the ground. As a result, more efficient shoveling and plowing can be performed. These activities can also be performed while the vehicle is mobile.



One of the most important features of AACE has is that it is amphibious and has the capacity for 2 crews. Besides, AACE has modern electronic systems like day and night cameras, multi-function LCD monitor and air- condition. The hull of AACE was designed as aluminium by taking into account its floating requirements and ballistic protection at the same time. Its hydraulic power and power transmission systems were equipped with modern equipment and tools and by this way the vehicle has higher maneuver capability and performance.
At AACE’ powerpack assembly, A full automatic transmission is coupled with diesel engine. AACE can move 45 km/h speed on land and can reach to the operation area together with other military vehicles without the need for transportation up to. It can travel safely in river streams up to 1.5 m/sec with 360° high-maneuvered capability through its 2 water jets.

AACE was manufactured as a local development and manufacturing type project of FNSS for meeting the requirements of Turkish Land Forces.


AACE Technical Specifications


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Engine 400 hp Diesel
Transmission Fully Automatic
Suspension Hydraulic
Environmental Conditions -32 °C to +49 °C



Armor Protection Standard
Mine Protection Standard
Smoke Grenade Launcher 6 ea






Life Support System

CBRN System Positive Pressure Type
A/C System Heating and Cooling
Fire Extinguisher System Fire Extinguishing System for Engines and Portable Extinguishers


Mission Equipment

Vision System Thermal & Day Cameras
Recovery Winch 15,000 kg



AACE In Operation

Maximum Speed  
- Road Speed 45 km/h
- Speed in Water 8,6 km/h (with 2 ea Water Jets)
Swimming Fully Amphibious
Range 400 km
Gradient 60%
Side Slope 30%
Vertical Obstacle 0.4.m
Trench 1.5 m
Turning Radius Pivot



Crew 2
Weight 19,500 kg
Length 6.2 m
Width 3.3 m
Height 3.2 m
Ground Clearance 0.39 m



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