Russian Southern district trains on new Tigr-M P-230T command and signal vehicles

Communication men of the motorized infantry formation of the Southern Military District deployed in Volgograd region began to operate the latest P-230T command vehicles on Tiger-M armored automobiles, the Defense Ministry said.

Russian Southern district trains on new Tiger M P 230T command vehicles
P-230T Command and Signals vehicle on Tigr-M chassis (Picture source: Vitaly Kuzmin)

"The new command vehicle is equipped with satellite communications of 10 Mbit/sec speed of data transmission and short-wave radio stations to ensure reliable communications in a radius of 50-300 km. Modern telecom equipment provides protected telephony, video conferences and electronic messages between the formation command and superior headquarters in an uninterrupted regime both in motion and stationary. There is no need to deploy additional equipment," it said.

Automatic workplaces provide the commander with a possibility to see the situation in the mission area in real-time and the formation commander can immediately transmit any changes in the situation. The vehicle is jam-resistant. The messages are reliably coded and deny decoding in case of interception. The vehicle has autonomous power sources and life-support systems.