Russia’s military-industrial company VPK LLC has designed an improved variant of Tigr 4×4 armored vehicle with new 30mm remote-controlled weapon station. That was reported by www.armyrecognition.com.
“A new product will be rolled off the line that we haven’t mentioned before – a special purpose vehicle Tigr equipped with a combat module and a 30-mm automatic gun,” he said.
Not only is this armored vehicle capable of moving and firing on an operator’s commands, it can also identify and track targets on its own.
“This vehicle has been developed in cooperation with our counterparts at the joint stock company 766 UPTK with permission from the Defense Ministry at its own expense,” he added.
The Tigr’s combat module is identical in design and fire control system to the automatic remote-controlled combat module, armed with a 30-mm gun that was created for “Product Uran-9″ (a robotic attack mechanism – TASS),” Krasovitsky said.
The newly-developed vehicle is unparalleled.
“We’ve managed to mount a 30-mm gun on a two-axle armored vehicle with a mass of under nine tonnes. The vehicle can use ordinary roads without any restrictions,” Krasovtisky added.
The Tigr is a Russian-made 4×4, multipurpose, all-terrain armored vehicle manufactured by VPK. The vehicle is designed to be used mainly to transport troops in the battlefield.
The Tigr armoured vehicle is in service with the Russian armed forces since 2006.
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