At IDEX 2023, the Egyptian Sena 200 was introduced. The prototype was first shown to the public at the EDEX 2021 defense show.

Similar in appearance to a Soviet BMP, the Sena 200 is Egypt’s first indigenous infantry fighting vehicle. According to the Egyptian defense industry, it is a completely new vehicle.

SENA 200 was developed by the National Organization for Military Production, part of the Egyptian Ministry of Defense. The front of the SENA 200 has a sloped glacis with the driver at the left and the engine compartment at the right. The driver position is equipped with full digitalized displays to control and drive the vehicle. Each side of the hull is fitted with three day periscopes and three firing ports.

The vehicle is based on tracked torsion bars and shock absorbers suspensions consisting on each side of five road wheels with the drive sprocket at the front and the idler at the rear. The upper part is protected by armor plates. The troop compartment is at the rear with the six infantrymen seated back-to-back, on individual seats. They enter and leave the vehicle via two manual doors located at the rear of the hull, each equipped with a small window and one firing port.

According to the manufacturer, the SENA 200 provides ballistic protection up to Level 4 STANAG 45698 against 14.5 × 114mm AP small arms fire. The floor is designed to be mine resistant up to Level 3 STANAG 4569 against blasts of 8 kg TNT. The front and the side of the SENA 200 can be also fitted with an anti-RPG net.

The SENA 200 infantry tracked armored vehicle is equipped with a fully digitalized control, including fire control displays and the vehicle itself.  Weapons can be customized according to customer requirements. SENA 200 can be compatible with a wide range of weapons with caliber up to 30mm. The version presented was equipped with a Remote Controlled Weapons Station (RCWS) Eagle 1, armed with a 12,7 mm heavy machine gun. The RWS is fitted with uncooled thermal and day sight cameras as well as a laser range finder and detection, recognition and identification system.

The SENA 200 has a low profile with a length of 6.1 m, a width of 1.88 m and a height of 1.88 m. It has a combat weight of only 14 tons. According to reviews, this vehicle seems to be capable of amphibious and swimming by its tracks. The SENA 200 is powered by a stroke Diesel engine developing 360 hp. The vehicle can run at a maximum road speed of 65 km/h with a maximum cruising range of 600 km.


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