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Russia testing Arctic version of Chaborz M-3 multipurpose buggy

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Russia’s Special Forces University (SFU), which is based in Gudermes, Chechnya, has announced that the new Chaborz M-3 multipurpose buggy in Arctic version take part in testing at the Franz Josef Land archipelago between the Arctic Ocean and the Barents Sea.

The latest version of Chaborz M-3 multipurpose buggy has caterpillars on the rear axle, a pair of skis instead of the front wheels. According to the developers, the vehicle has a low center of gravity and it is very stable.

The testing on Franz Josef Land archipelago took place in March this year. They were conducted jointly with special units of the National Guard of Russia. Participants landed on a snow-covered Arctic archipelago, after which they began to work out a scenario to search for and destroy a group of bandits as part of tactical drills.


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The bases version of the Chaborz M-3 is a lightweight off-road vehicle 4×2 designed for operation by special forces units in off-road conditions.

The vehicle is driven by a 1.6-liter 98-hp engine, coupled to mechanical transmission with synchronizer, which can accelerate it on road to a speed of 130 km/h.

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A crew is 3 people. Two people sit at the front, one behind them backface. In the rear part there is a pod for 30-mm automatic grenade launcher or 7.62-mm machine gun. The front crew member, located to the right of the driver, can use an 7.62-мм pintle mounted machine gun.

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