MSPO 2015: Ursus offers its Storm-3 4x4 troop carrier for Polish Army's Modernization Program 20309151

MSPO 2015
Official Foreign Online Show Daily News and Official Web TV
International Defense Industry Exhibition & conference
1 - 4 September 2015
Kielce , Poland
Ursus at MSPO 2015
MSPO 2015: Ursus offers its Storm-3 4x4 troop carrier for Polish Army's Modernization Program
At the 23rd International Defence Industry exhibition, the Poland-based vehicle manufacturer Ursus is introducing its new Storm-3M 243 4x4 troop carrier. The Storm-3M tactical vehicle has been designed to perform multipurpose military missions, which require high power, speed, excellent off-road capabilities, and high reliability, alongside several protection configurations.
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Ursus may bid for delivering light armored trucks to the Polish Army in the coming tender. Last year, the company added the Storm-3 light armored truck to its catalog, which is manufactured by the Israeli firm Automotive Industries Limited (AIL). The Polish army wants to buy 882 new multipurpose armored and non-armored trucks. The new vehicle, dubbed "Mustang", is to be delivered in the years 2016-2022 in unarmored and armored versions. These vehicles will gradually replace the currently ageing Honkers. New car should have a 4x4 chassis, chassis designed to carry eight passengers and the driver in unarmored version, and four plus the driver in the armored version. They must be powered by a diesel engine.

The Ursus Storm-3M - 243 is a 4x4 tactical troop carrier, capable of carrying up to 10 soldiers with their equipment in a 2 + 8configuration. The vehicle also has a maximum payload capacity of 1,200 kg.

It is powered with a VM 2.8L 4-cylinder diesel engine (2766 cc) with a max power of 194 hp, allowing a maximum speed of 140 km/h. The Storm-3M is fitted with a 5-speed automatic gearbox and a 85L fuel tank.

Ursus also offers several optional equipments, including hard/soft top, right hand drive, run flat, and special military communication and electronic systems.

During MSPO, Ursus has also introduced a heavier variant of the Storm-3M. This version has been equipped with additional STANAG 4569 Level 1 armor on the cabin crew. The Storm-3M can be offered in several variant, including reconnaissance and commanding vehicle.