The first Gorets-M armored vehicles granted by Russia to the Iraqi Armed Forces have arrived at Port of Basra.
The Iraqi army has received the next batch of Russian military vehicles included KamAZ-65225 military tank transporters for T-90 tanks and new Gorets-M armored vehicles.
Gorets-M 4×4 armoured vehicle based on the Russian-made 8×8 Kamaz-43502 chassis. and developed by OKB Tehnika. The vehicle was equipped with a nuclear, biological, and chemical protection system, and Level 1 STANAG 4569 mine-blast and Level 3 ballistic protection.
The length of the “Gorets-M” is 7,4 m, a width of the vehicle is 2.5 m, and the height has 2990 mm. The total weight of the new armored vehicle is 11.9 tons. The payload is 1 ton.
The Gorets-M armored vehicle is intended for the transportation of the personnel on the battlefield and protection against bullets and fragments of improvised explosive devices (IED).You can report grammatical or factual errors using the online feedback form.