Thursday, September 29, 2022

Ukrspetstechnika showcases ACMAT reconnaissance vehicle upgraded with JAB system

Ukraine’s Joint Stock Company “Holding Company “Ukrspetstechnika”” is specialising in the design and development of wide range of military and special-purpose equipment, displayed a model of its JAB reconnaissance and electronic countermeasure system based on ACMAT ALTV vehicle during the First All-Ukrainian forum of private enterprises of the Ukrainian defense industrial complex.

The JAB reconnaissance and electronic countermeasure system is based on a French ACMAT ALTV 4×4 light tactical wheeled vehicle. The system consists of radar, an optical and infrared module on a rotary platform.

The radar sensor is capable of maximum detection ranges of 3,000 meters for a human being and 6,000 meters for a vehicle; while the thermal imager can detect human beings out to 2,400 meters and vehicles out to 6,600 meters.


The JAB reconnaissance and electronic countermeasure system provides:

  • automatic detection (with radar) and receiving detail information (with a visual channel) about surface moving targets geographically referenced and with an output of the information to command center;
  • automatic affixment of the complex on the terrain with the help of satellite navigation systems; calculation and record route traffic at PC.

The JAB mobile complex of surface reconnaissance is intended for detection, classification and identification of surface moving targets as well as lowspeed low-flying air targets, target pointing with the aim to provide performance of tasks on security of wide areas and reconnaissance.

JAB based on Kozak-2M vehicle. Photo by Dylan Mlayasov

The ACMAT ALTV is a light tactical wheeled vehicle developed by Acmat French Company. The ACMAT ALTV vehicle forms a common platform, which can be adapted for various roles and mission requirements including personnel carrier, border control, reconnaissance, patrol and more. This highly mobile off-road 4×4 light tactical vehicle combines a payload capability of up to 1,4 tone with the capability to provide ballistic and mine protection. The ALTV can be used for logistic and Special Forces units, with a high level of cross-country capability.

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