MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
For the first time, the engineering troops of the Central Military District (CVD) received the Uran-6 robotic demining complex. This was announced by Major General Dmitry Koruts, head of the Central Military District’s Engineering Troops Directorate.
“This year, engineering-sapper units of formations and military units of the engineering troops of the Central Military District, stationed in Bashkiria, Udmurtia and the Tyumen region, for the first time received four units of the modern robotic mine-clearing complex“ Uran-6 ”. The first demonstration of the combat capabilities of the new technology will take place in mid-December during the operational mobilization meeting of the command staff of the Central Military District, which will be held in the Orenburg region, ”said Major General Dmitry Koruts.
He noted that the Uran-6 complex is intended for demining areas in urban areas, mountainous and small-wooded areas. “It can also be used to make passages in minefields and is capable of detecting and neutralizing explosive objects with a capacity of no more than 4 kg of TNT equivalent,” said Major General Dmitry Koruts.
The Uran-6 robotic complex is a tracked self-propelled radio-controlled mine sweep. Depending on the tasks, up to 5 different trawls can be installed on it, including bulldozer equipment. The operator can control the complex at a distance of up to 1000 meters (the device has 4 video cameras that provide an all-round view).
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