Russian Southern District engineers receive Uran-6 mine-clearance robot
A Russian Southern Military District engineer regiment has received an advanced Uran-6 mine-clearance robotic system. "The best specialists of the regiment are learning to operate the system at the Russian Armed Forces’ International Mine Action Center," the Defense Ministry press office said.
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Uran-6 remotely-controlled mine-clearance robotic system (Picture source: Army Recognition)
The Uran-6 robot is designed to neutralize mines and other munitions that are laid by the enemy or remains on the battlefield as a result of combat operations. The Uran-6 is a remote-controlled light armored vehicle with mine-clearance devices. The 1.40m-high tracked vehicle can negotiate obstacles with a height of 1.20 meters. The operator controls the complex at a distance of up to 1,000 meters.
The Uran-6 sustains an explosion of up to 60 kg TNT. The system’s equipment is able to detect and identify explosives. Depending on their type, the operator can choose the most effective and safe neutralization method.