MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
A batch of Typhoon-K armored vehicles with a remotely controlled weapon station entered service with a special purpose unit of the combined arms army of the Eastern Military District, stationed in the Trans-Baikal Territory.
Currently, the crews of 4 armored vehicles are already mastering the latest technology during practical training on the eve of the upcoming Victory Parade in the capital of the Trans-Baikal Territory – the city of Chita.
The armored vehicle “Typhoon” is a module for 16 people with increased security and maneuverability, capable of withstanding the detonation of an explosive device with a capacity of up to 8 kg in TNT equivalent. Typhoon has an original chassis, a domestic engine with a capacity of 450 hp, an automatic transmission and automatic differential locks.
In addition, the Typhoon provides high protection for the crew, cargo and vehicle components from small arms, mines and land mines. It has increased cross-country ability due to the 6 * 6 wheel arrangement. At the same time, the maximum speed of the car reaches 105 km / h. The armored module is equipped with embrasures for firing small arms.
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