Russia has developed new 4x4 armoured vehicle K4386 Typhoon VDV for Russian airborne troops 11210162

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Russia has developed new 4x4 armoured vehicle K4386 Typhoon VDV for Russian airborne troops.
Russian defense industry has developed the new 4x4 armoured vehicle K4386 "Typhoon-VDV" especially designed for airborne troops. According some Russian military sources, the design of the vehicle is made by the Company OJSC a subdivision of the Russian Company Kamaz.
     
Russian defense industry has developed the new 4x4 armoured vehicle K4386 "Typhoon-VDV" especially designed for airborne troops. According some Russian military sources, the design of the vehicle is made by the Company OJSC a subdivision of the Russian Company Kamaz. New K4386 Typhoon-VDV 4x4 armoured vehicle personnel carrier (Source and Copyright photo BMPD Live Journal)
     

The new K4386 "Typhoon-VDV" was developed under a contract with the Russian Ministry of Defense to provide a new 4x4 armoured vehicle for Russian airborne troops. according Russian military sources, the first prototype of the vehicle is based on the K53949 which was unveiled some few years ago.

October 4, 2016, the Russian Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies (CAST) has released a video showing a first prototype of the K4386 "Typhoon-VDV". The Russian airborne troops expected to complete the first field trial tests at the end of 2018.

According to the manufacturer, the K4386 was developed in less than 6 months and could be tested before the end of the year. The vehicle has a weight of 11 tons and can carried from six to eight military personnel.

On the video released by the CAST, the K4386 seems to be fitted with a remotely operated weapon station armed with a 30mm cannon. A 7.62mm coaxial machine gun is mounted to the left side of the main armament. Three smoke grenade discharger are integrated in the armour of the turret on each side at the front of the turret.

The K4386 offers a protection for the crew Level 3 STANAG 4569, against firing of small arms 7.62x51mm and mine explosion blast of 8kg under the wheels.

The K4386 is motorized with a 350 horsepower Diesel engine coupled to an automatic transmission. It can run at a maximum road speed of 105 km/h with a maximum cruising range of 1,200 km.
     
Russian defense industry has developed the new 4x4 armoured vehicle K4386 "Typhoon-VDV" especially designed for airborne troops. According some Russian military sources, the design of the vehicle is made by the Company OJSC a subdivision of the Russian Company Kamaz.
 

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