Thursday, August 11, 2022

Minotor-Service promotes new Vitim armoured vehicle to the Southeast Asian market

The Belarusian company Minotor-Service has exhibited its new Vitim multi-purpose amphibious armoured vehicle at some Asian military exhibitions.

According to a Minotor-Service spokesperson, the new 4×4 multi-purpose amphibious armoured vehicle designed for the use with ground forces and Marine Corps units. The hull of Vitim armoured vehicle also protects against under blast from F-1 and RGO hand grenades, as well as and against plastic explosives containing the equivalent of 0.5 kg of TNT.

The new armored vehicle design by «Minotor-Service» is fully amphibious and can swim ; it is also air transportable by Il-76, An-70, C-130 and A400M. The first prototype is planned to produce in 2017.

Length, mm5300
Width, mm2400
Height, mm2200
Wheelbase, mm3200
Ground clearance, mm430
Overhang angles, front / rear, deg40/40
Wheel formula4 х 4
Vehicle weight, kg6000
Load capacity, kg1000
Gross vehicle weight, kg7000
The smallest turning radius on the case, m8,1
Engine Typeturbocharged diesel
Engine power kW (h.p.)158 (215)
Maximum speed km125
Maximum speed afloat, km5
Range, km800
Transmissionmanual, 5-speed


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