Vehicle transmission ESM 350

The ESM 350 is a high-performance gear unit developed by RENK for installation in T-type main battle tanks (T72 and derivatives) and also mass-produced by RENK. It features eight forward gears, continuously variable superimposed steering and a high-performance braking system. In addition to installation in new T-vehicles, it can also be retrofitted as part of combat upgrades without having to modify the original vehicle hull. RENK also offers complete power unit solutions for these purposes.


ESM 350

For tracked vehicles 40-55 t

Power range 600-900 kW (1.200 hp)

8 forward gears / 3 reverse gears

Technical data

1.930 x 1600 x 900 mm
Maximum engine output:
900 kW (1,200 HP)
Weight category:
40-55 t
Powershift transmission:
5 forward gears, 5 reverse gears
Total transmission, mechanical:
Gear weight (without oil filling):
1,800 kg
Braking system:
Integrated high-performance system


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