Slovakia and Czech Republic presents Sakal new modernized infantry fighting vehicle at IDEB 1405143

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IDEB 2014
International Defence Exhibition
Bratislava
, Slovakia
14 - 16 May 2014
 
IFV SAKAL at IDEB 2014
 
 
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 10:19 PM  
 
Slovakia and Czech Republic presents Sakal new modernized infantry fighting vehicle at IDEB.
At IDEB 2014, Slovakia and the Czech Republic presents a joint project of a new modernized infantry fighting vehicle, the Sakal based on the Russian-made infantry fighting vehicle BMP-2. The vehicle is jointly produced by companies from Slovakia and Czech Republic as a project of the Slovak Ministry of Defence.
     
At IDEB 2014, Slovakia and the Czech Republic presents a joint project of a new modernized infantry fighting vehicle, the Sakal based on the Russian-made infantry fighting vehicle BMP-2. The vehicle is jointly produced by companies from Slovakia and Czech Republic as a project of the Slovak Ministry of Defence.
Sakal modernized armoured infantry fighting vehicle at IDEB 2014, International Defence Exhibition in Bratislava, Slovakia.
     
Thanks to the exhibits registered for the Grand Prix IDEB 2014 competition, the exhibition will introduce technological innovations and modernization of defence systems.

One of the showcased novelties will be modernized infantry fighting vehicle platform BVP-2 labelled IFV ŠAKAL that represents a result of cross-border cooperation.

The modernized tracked infantry fighting vehicle SAKAL is applied for ensuring armament and meeting tasks of mechanized units equipped with original vehicles BMP-2.

The scope of modernization ensures keeping the requirements at high level of combat preparedness of these units, assures their capability in compliance with NATO standards while operating embattled and gives response to current trends of requirements for combat tracked vehicles.

The Sakal is protected with new armour kit which provides ballistic protection at Level 3 STANAG 4569 with inner ballistic backing. Mine protection as per STANAG 4569, under track of vehicle at level 2a, under bottom of vehicle at level 1.

The Sakal is motorized with a new powerpack which increases the output of the engine coupled to an automatic transmission.
     
At IDEB 2014, Slovakia and the Czech Republic presents a joint project of a new modernized infantry fighting vehicle, the Sakal based on the Russian-made infantry fighting vehicle BMP-2. The vehicle is jointly produced by companies from Slovakia and Czech Republic as a project of the Slovak Ministry of Defence.The Sakal is fitted with a new turret TURRA 30
     
The Sakal is equipped with a new turret TURRA 30 armed with one 30mm automatic cannon, one 7.62mm coaxial machine gun and two anti-tank missile launchers mounted on the left side of the turret.

The main gun can be used to fire against light and medium hardened targets, live force and low-flying targets. Increased elevation and angular speed considerably improves efficiency of firing, against static and mobile targets.

Surveillance and targeting systems of the commander and gunner are able to detect and target during day, night and in reduced visibility. The commander is equipped with an independent optoelectronic panoramic surveillance system.

The commander's and gunner's stations are positioned in the combat area in front of the turret. The commander and gunner are both fully capable of controlling the turret, which is supported by the fire control system with an integrated BMS (Battle Management System).
 

 

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