Army-2017: New Typhoon-M anti-subversion vehicle showcased for the first time 22208171

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Army-2017: New Typhoon-M anti-subversion vehicle showcased for the first time
The Russian Strategic Missile Forces is for the first time displaying to the public at the International Military-Technical Army-2017 forum the unique combat anti-subversion Typhoon-M vehicle for the protection of mobile missile complexes Yars, the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry said.

The Typhoon-M is based on a BTR-82 chassis
"Visitors can see the complex of reconnaissance technical means, study the possibilities of a drone and also learn the technical characteristics of the vehicle," it said.

Last year a simulator of the combat anti-subversion Typhoon vehicle to train security and reconnaissance servicemen was displayed at the forum. Anyone could train in protecting missile complexes on the virtual simulator. Visitors passed a snap course to eliminate conditional adversary by electronic bullets in 3D visual environment and modelled vehicle motion in virtual space on extreme terrain and various road pavements.

Typhoon-M is designated for defense of Yars missile complexes, reconnaissance in positional areas of strategic forces and the fight against subversion and reconnaissance groups of the adversary. The vehicle was created for the Strategic Missile Forces on the basis of BTR-82 armored personnel carrier. It controls positional areas of the forces in radar, optical and infrared bands and destroys subversion and reconnaissance groups of the adversary.

The forces will receive 12 Typhoon-M by the end of the year and another 20 vehicles by 2020. The combat anti-subversion vehicles are supplied to all rearmed units of the Strategic Missile Forces.

The system includes the possibility for the crew to use a mini-UAV to increase its reconnaissance capabilities
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