Thursday, June 17, 2021

Armed Forces of Ukraine will receive its first batch of «Dozor-B» light armored personnel carrier

The Armed Forces of Ukraine  will receive its first batch of «Dozor-B» light armored personnel carrier  4×4 designed in Ukraine by the Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau (SOE KMDB) and  produced by State Enterprise “Lviv Armored Plant”.

Light armored personnel carrier DOZOR-B is designed to protect the crew and troops from small arms fire, shrapnel and mines namely: from 7.62-mm armor piercing bullets at distance 30 meters and from shrapnel of 150 mm high-explosive shell, exploded at the distance of 50 meters.

The vehicle is equipped with:

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  • air conditioning system and air cleaning
  • ventilation system with forced air
  • circulation and removal of powder gases when firing small arms
  • liquid type heating system
  • centralized paging wheels system
  • communications equipment
  • satellite navigation system
  • winch with a pulling force of 6800 kg
  • smoke protection system

Main Specifications

Specification

Measure

Value

TypeLight wheeled armored personnel carrier
Wheel arrangement4х4
Full weightkg8450
Combat unit:
crewpers3
troopspers8
Overall dimenstions
  lengthmm5400 (with winch  5650)
  widthmm2450
  heightmm2300 (by AA mount – 2700)
base lengthmm3100
gauge widthmm2000
ground clearancemm400
Engine
MarkDEUTZ BF4M 1013FC
Typefour-cylinder with turbocharging
Quantity of cylinderspcs4
Radius of turnm9,8
The maximal speed of movement on highwaykm/h90…100
Cruising range on highwaykm700
Fuel marginl146
Maximum angle of climbdegree31
Maximum angle of rolldegree24
Fording depthm, not more than1,0
ArmamentAnti-aircraft machine gun mount
typeIndependent, closed, with remote guidance drives and electrical starting
Anti-aircraft machine gun mount firing angles
  horizontaldegree360
  verticaldegreefrom minus 3 to plus 68
Machine gunNSVT (КТ-12,7)
Calibermm12,7
Rate of firerpm700-800
Aiming range:
   air targetsm1600
   ground tragetsm1600
Rate of firerpmup to 150
Unit of firecartridges450
Sightoptical, monocular, periscope
MarkPZU-5(PZU-7)
Driver’s Night Vision Device ТВН-5pcs1
Typebinocular, periscope, active-passive
Viewing rangemup to180
Day observation device ТНПО-160pcs2 (installed on the commander’s and driver’s workstation)
Typeprism with heating
Day observation device ТНП-165Аpcs4 (in troops compartment)
Typeprism
Engine
Typefour-stroke, four-cylinder, in-line diesel with turbocharging and intercooling
MarkDEUTZ BF 4M 1013 FC
Maximal power at 3600 rpm of crankshaftkW (hp)140 (190,5)
GearboxAllison 1000LCT
Typeautomatic, planetary
Number of gear (forward/rear)5/1
Suspensionindependent, torsional
Tirepeumatic, tubeless MISHELIN XZL MPT TL 335/80 R20 or KORMORAN D ON/OFF TL 295/80 R22,5
Radiostation:
markР-173М
typetransceiver, ultrashort wave, simplex with frequency modulation
Internal communication equipmentАВСК1
typeNumber of usersTelephonic with electro-magnetic laryngophones
4
Navigation support systemSN-3003Е
typesatellite
Air conditioning systemconditioner
Cooling capacitykW6,5

The first batch of armored vehicles will receive for Ukrainian Army  in late April.

The director Roman Tymkiv of the Lviv factory armored  , which produces new DOZOR-B  reported that, Ukranian armored personnel carrier It will also be exported.

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