Army 2019: Russian airborne troops display Mars A-800 UGV
On their assigned area, the Russian airborne troops are displaying an unmanned ground vehicle manufactured by KB Avrora designated Mars A-800 but which, unfortunately, is not accompanied by a board detailing its designation and technical characteristics.
KB Avrora "Mars A-800" UGV displayed by the Russian airborne troops at Army-2019 (Picture source: Army Recognition)
The Mars A-800 has been developed by the Ryasan-based Design Bureau Aurora. The UGV is designed to provide battlefield support to an airborne motor rifle squad and can transport up to six fully equipped soldiers. It weighs 950 kg and can carry a 500 kg payload. The UGV can reach a maximum speed of 35 km/h and can cross water obstacles at 5 km/h. It can be operated at temperatures between -40°C and +40°C. It is controlled by a single operator via radio channel.