MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The medical units of the motorized rifle unit of the Amur combined-arms association of the Eastern Military District (VVO) received the latest armored ambulances “Linza”.
Armored car “Linza” was created on the basis of KamAZ “Typhoon-K 4 × 4” and is equipped with a modern engine that provides a vehicle weighing about 16 tons at a speed of more than 100 kilometers per hour. The “Linza” armored car allows evacuating up to six servicemen from the battlefield.
Combined armor protection consisting of ceramics and steel, as well as armored glass provide all-round protection of the crew from any type of small arms. The design of the crew seats, the chassis and the bottom of the hull, the Typhoon-K armored car can withstand a mine explosion with a capacity of up to 8 kilograms in TNT equivalent. Even in the event of damage to one of the wheels, the armored car can travel about 50 kilometers over rough terrain.
In the near future, the personnel of medical units will have to work out the procedure for the evacuation of conditionally wounded in the course of field exercises using new equipment.
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