The latest armored vehicle “Typhoon-VDV” has been delivered to the Russian Airborne Forces VDV.
“In the near future, the Russian VDV Special forces are planning to receive the first batch of these vehicles,” he added. The second batch, to the customer, will be delivered in 2022. To date, there were no armored vehicles of this class in the Airborne Forces.
The armor can withstand an explosion of up to six kilograms of TNT under the wheel or four kilograms under the bottom. The armored vehicle can be parachuted from the air. Military equipment has everything necessary – fuel and lubricants, fuel, ammunition, and the like, and the relevant specialists are trained by the educational institutions of the Ministry of Defense.
The Typhoon-VDV armored vehicle is equipped with a 350-horsepower engine and automatic transmission. It is capable of reaching speeds of 100 kilometers per hour, and the power reserve is 1.2 thousand kilometers.