Saturday, September 18, 2021

Russia unveils new special wheeled chassis for various missile systems

The Russian company has unveiled the design of a new special wheeled chassis that can be used to carry operational-tactical missile systems, coastal anti-ship missile systems, surface-to-air missile systems and lots of other systems.

The new 8×8 advanced chassis for the Platforma R&D program was displayed during a military parade in Naberezhnye Chelny on 9 May. This special wheeled chassis developed by the Special Vehicles Company (ZSA) facility part of JSC “Remdizel”.

This high mobility vehicle can be used as a chassis for the Iskander short range ballistic missile system and Bal-E costal defense missile system, TMM-6 heavy mechanized bridge and other applications. It also can be carries radar of the S-400 missile system.

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The new Russian 8×8 special wheeled chassis сan replace Belarus’s MZKT-7930 special wheeled chassis.

Russian 8×8 special wheeled chassis

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