Ural Typhoon

Ural Typhoon is Russia's multi-functional, modular, armoured, mine resistant vehicle family. The chassis consists of the car bonnet, frame, three-axle drive, bonneted frame and chassis.[1] The Typhoon is part of Russia's large vehicle Typhoon program.

Ural Typhoon
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Ural-63095 Typhoon MRAP
TypeInfantry mobility vehicle
Place of originRussian Federation
Service history
In service2014-present
Used byRussian Armed Forces
Production history
DesignerMilitary Industrial Company
Designed2010
ManufacturerUral Automotive Plant
Produced2014-present
Specifications
Mass24 tons
Length8.47m
Width2.55m
Height3.26m
Crew3+16

EngineYaMZ-5367 turbodiesel
450 hp
Transmissionautomatic
Suspension6×6 wheeled
Operational
range
1120 mi (1800 km)
Maximum speed 65mph (105 km/h)

VersionsEdit

Can be used as reconnaissance, command and staff vehicles, machinery EW / RTR or communications, ambulance or to conduct engineering, radiation, chemical and biological reconnaissance of transportation.

Operational HistoryEdit

A Ukrainian military intelligence report has the truck to offer “weak protection against damage by small arms” [2]

FeaturesEdit

Two variants have been identified thus far:[3]

Ural-63095Edit

 
Ural Typhoon passenger compartment
 
Ural Typhoon rear module
  • Total weight: 24 tons
  • Crew: 3 + 16 in module
  • Configuration: 6 × 6
  • Power: YaMZ-5367 450 hp turbodiesel
  • Transmission: six-speed automatic transmission,
  • Transfer Case: mechanical two-stage,
  • Tyres: bullet-proof with automatic sealing
  • Armor type: Laminated glass and composite (steel and ceramic)
  • Protection class: proof from 14.5 mm armor-piercing bullets, up to 8 kg of explosives underneath
  • Armament: remote-controlled unit mounting a 7.62 mm HMG or 14.5 mm KPV HMG, loopholes

Ural-63099Edit

  • Crew: 3 + 12
 
Ural-63099 Typhoon MRAP

OperatorsEdit

Current operatorsEdit

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ http://old.redstar.ru/2011/09/14_09/1_01.html (Yuri Avdeev The attraction of Nizhny Tagil "Red Star" (14 September 2011). Retrieved October 12, 2012)
  2. ^ Miriah Davis (August 11, 2022). "Russian weapons are old and ineffective, new report from Ukraine's Ministry of Defence says". www.skynews.com.au. Retrieved August 13, 2022.
  3. ^ "«Группа ГАЗ» представляет перспективные".

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