Wednesday, February 28, 2024

New K4386 «Typhoon-VDV» light airborne armoured vehicle spotted in Russia

The new K4386 «Typhoon-VDV» light airborne armoured vehicle was spotted  around Naberezhnye Chelny in Russia. 

The K4386 «Typhoon-VDV» is a is an air transportable, protected, high mobility multi-purpose armoured vehicle.  It was designed by JSC “Plant of special vehicles”  and Kamaz for Russian paratroopers.

The vehicle uses an all-new solid-body hull, revised frontal section, and support for a Remote Weapon Station (RWS) fitted to the hull roof. Interestingly, the vehicle  developed a group of students from universities of Tatarstan, they are also involved in the assembly of the first prototype.

 The commander of the Russian Airborne Troops Colonel-General Vladimir Shamanov with K4386 «Typhoon-VDV»  (с)
The commander of the Russian Airborne Troops Colonel-General Vladimir Shamanov with K4386 «Typhoon-VDV» (с)

In addition, the Airborne Troops may order improved version of Tigr armoured infantry vehicle, following modifications to meet the demands of the airborne.

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