Russia Tests the Latest Modification of Typhoon-K Armored Vehicle

MOSCOW, (BGM) – The servicemen of the mountain motorized rifle brigade of the 41st combined arms army of the Central Military District, stationed in the Tuva Republic, destroyed a mock enemy in the foothills of the Western Sayan with the support of army aviation, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

For the first time, Typhoon-K the newest multipurpose armored vehicle, with 4×4 wheel formula, which passes military tests on the basis of the mountain motorized rifle brigade in Tuva, took part in the exercise.

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Typhoon is a Russian family of Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) armored vehicles in service since 2014. Around 120 Russian companies including KamAZ, Gaz-Group, and Bauman University, etc. are taking part in Typhoon program. The main aim of the program is to design a fundamentally new unified platform for all Russian armored wheeled vehicles.

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According to the plan of the exercise, crews of the Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicle in the mountainous area revealed a convoy of military equipment of the mock enemy. Then the mountain motorized infantry destroyed the scattered forces of the mock enemy. Army aviation Mi-8 helicopters covered infanty from the air.

The exercise involved more than 500 troops and up to 50 pieces of hardware.

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Source: Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation

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