Russia offers local-made Scorpion-2MB 4x4 light tactical protected vehicle for foreign customers TASS 13001174

Military Defense Industry Technology - Scorpion-2MB
 
Russia offers local-made Scorpion-2MB 4x4 light tactical protected vehicle for foreign customers.
Russia`s Rosoboronexport company (a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation) promotes the Scorpion-2MB utility vehicle that meet the strictest requirements by potential foreign customers. The Scorpion-2MB special transport vehicle is designed to transport troops and military cargoes, to carry armaments and other pieces of hardware, and to tow trailers with a weight of up to 1.5 t in all terrain. The Scorpion-2MB is the armoured version of the Scorpion-2M.
     
Russia`s Rosoboronexport company (a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation) promotes the Scorpion-2MB utility vehicle that meet the strictest requirements by potential foreign customers. The Scorpion-2MB special transport vehicle is designed to transport troops and military cargoes, to carry armaments and other pieces of hardware, and to tow trailers with a weight of up to 1.5 t in all terrain. The Scorpion-2MB is the armoured version of the Scorpion-2M. Russian-made Scorpion-2MB 4x4 light tactical protected vehicle at Russian Arms Expo in Nizhny Tagil, Russia.
     
Scorpion-2MB can be used as a chassis, a platform, and a transport vehicle. The special armoured vehicles are produced in both armoured and non-armoured configurations. The vehicle can be airlifted by Mi-8AMTSh or Mi-26 transport helicopters through the medium of underslung systems. Rosoboronexport offers three variants of Scorpion, namely, Scorpion-2MB (with armoured monocoque hull), Scorpion-2M (with non-armoured monocoque hull), and Scorpion-2 (with open non-armoured hull and dismountable tent.

The vehicle is based on the unified platform that incorporates a space carriage frame, a diesel engine, a mechanical five-speed gearbox, a two-speed transfer case, limited-slip differentials, and disk brakes for all wheels. Modular cabins are intended for the transportation of eight persons; they are equipped with a ventilation, air-cooling, and autonomous heating units.

All modifications of the Scorpion vehicle are powered by a 2.7 l turbocharged diesel engine (152 h.p./112 kW) with a torque output of 360 N·m.

The single-compartment hull features two wide side doors and two split doors that allow quick disembarking of the personnel. The six-adjustable seats of commander and driver are equipped with a controllable cushioning system. The seats for troops are mounted along with the car`s sides; they can be installed in 'front-to-front' or 'back-to-back' configurations. Pieces of hardware or weapons with a weight of up to 250 kg can be installed on the Scorpion`s roof.
     
Russia`s Rosoboronexport company (a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation) promotes the Scorpion-2MB utility vehicle that meet the strictest requirements by potential foreign customers. The Scorpion-2MB special transport vehicle is designed to transport troops and military cargoes, to carry armaments and other pieces of hardware, and to tow trailers with a weight of up to 1.5 t in all terrain. The Scorpion-2MB is the armoured version of the Scorpion-2M.
     
The vehicle`s protection can be reinforced through the medium of an additional armour kit that protects hull and windows against 7.62 mm armour-piercing bullets fired from Dragunov SVD sniper rifle at a 5-10 m distance (GOST 6a class). Scorpion can withstand the detonation of explosive devices with the explosive mass of 2 kg of TNT.

At the customer`s request, the armoured car can be armed with a remote controlled weapon stations (RCWS) that incorporates 7.62 mm or 12.7 mm machine guns.

According to the basic specifications of the Scorpion-2MB vehicle in the official catalogue of the Rosoboronexport company, it has an axle configuration of 4x4, a maximum kerbside weight of 4,100 kg, a full weight of 4,900 kg, a payload of 800 kg, a passenger capacity (including driver) of 8 persons, a maximum length of 4,560 mm, a maximum width of 2,280 mm, a maximum height of 2,190 mm, a track width of 1,702 mm, a ground clearance of 300 mm, a maximum speed of 115 km/h, a fuel tanks capacity of 150 l, a range of no less than 1,000 km, a climbing angle of 31°, and a side slope of 20°. It can move across a ditch of 0.4 m, a wall of 0.3 m, and a water obstacle of 0.7/1 m (without/with preparation, respectively).

The vehicle is powered by the Andoria 1601 ADSR 4-stroke turbocharged diesel engine (150 h.p., a torque output of 362 N·m or 37 kg/cm) with a liquid cooling system. It features a mechanical transmission, an independent spiral spring suspension, and 35x12.5 R18 wide-section radial tires. The vehicle`s hull has a Level 5 GOST protection, while the roof a Level 3 one. Scorpion-2MB can withstand the detonation of explosive devices with the explosive mass of 0.6 kg under its belly or of 2 kg under any wheel.
     
Russia`s Rosoboronexport company (a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation) promotes the Scorpion-2MB utility vehicle that meet the strictest requirements by potential foreign customers. The Scorpion-2MB special transport vehicle is designed to transport troops and military cargoes, to carry armaments and other pieces of hardware, and to tow trailers with a weight of up to 1.5 t in all terrain. The Scorpion-2MB is the armoured version of the Scorpion-2M.
     
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