Russian airborne troops have successfully completed tests of the RKhM-5 NBC armoured vehicle 1203121

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Defense News - Russia

 
 
Monday, March 12, 2012, 07:17 PM
 
Russian airborne troops have successfully completed tests of the RKhM-5 NBC armoured vehicle.
The Russian army Airborne Assault Forces have successfully completed the testing of the first three radiation, chemical and biological (NBC) reconnaissance vehicles, Defense Ministry spokeswoman Irina Kruglova said on Monday, March 12, 2012.
     
The Russian army Airborne Assault Forces have successfully completed the testing of the first three radiation, chemical and biological (NBC) reconnaissance vehicles, Defense Ministry spokeswoman Irina Kruglova said on Monday, March 12, 2012.
RHM-5 or RKhM-5 Povozka D-1 NBC airborne reconnaissance armoured vehicle
     

The vehicle features detection devices, including an automatic chemical alarm system, a detection set for chemical agents, a meteo set, a sampling device, an automatic detector and a flag dispenser to mark contaminated areas.

Two of the three RKhM-5 vehicles will now be sent to the Pskov AAF Division and the third will remain with the Tula AAF Division, where the vehicles were tested.

     
 

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