International Saratoga 2011 Lightweight Tactical Vehicle Design – The Navistar International Saratoga was introduced in 2011. This light tactical vehicle was developed by Navistar Defense. The vehicle has a payload capacity of 3260 kg. It can also tow a trailer or light artillery. The cabin accommodates the driver and three full army, plus and optional shooters. International Saratoga 2011 can be customized to meet various needs.
Navistar International Saratoga 2011 as a military vehicle that can be equipped with metallic or ceramic armor to enhance protection. This tactical vehicle holds small arms fire, shrapnel artillery and IED explosion. Navistar International Saratoga 2011 can be armed with a 7.62 mm or 12.7 mm machine gun mounted on the roof, or a 40-mm automatic grenade launcher. It can also be installed with weapon stations that are controlled remotely.
International Saratoga 2011 uses a number of available Navistar automotive components. The tactical vehicle is powered by a 6 liter MaxxForce turbocharged diesel engine, developing 340 hp, which is also developed by Navistar. The engine is paired with Allison 6 speed automatic transmission. International Saratoga 2011 is equipped with a central tire inflation system. The vehicle has a hydropneumatic suspension and can kneel, so the height is reduced to 1.93 m. This feature is used for air transport and storage on board.