Ukraine defense industry unveils new 4x4 armoured vehicle concept HORT for modern battlefield 12501162

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Ukraine defense industry unveils new 4x4 armoured vehicle concept HORT for modern battlefield.
Ukraine defense industry unveils the concept of 4x4 light modular armoured vehicle, called "Hort". The layout of the vehicle can be compared to modern similar vehicle produced in West Europe. According to some Ukrainian sources, the vehicle uses technical characteristics of the US JLTV program.
     
Ukraine defense industry unveils the concept of 4x4 light modular armoured vehicle, called "Hort". The layout of the vehicle can be compared to modern similar vehicle produced in West Europe. According to some Ukrainian sources, the vehicle uses technical and characteristics of the US JLTV program. Drawing of Ukrainian 4x4 armoured vehicle concept "Hort"
     
The vehicle layout is standard with the engine at the front and the crew compartment at the rear. There is two doors on each side of the hull and one single door at the rear.
 
Anti-tank and mine/IEDs protection is the most important feature for modern combat armoured vehicles according recent experience of military personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan. As a response, western militaries have introduced newer equipment such as the Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle.
 

The new Ukrainian armoured vehicle concept seems to uses new design to offer high level of protection against threats of the modern battlefield as IED's and RPGS. According the developer, the vehicle is more longer and larger than the Ukrainian-made Dozor-B 4x4 APC to offer more internal space.

The new Ukrainian 4x4 armoured vehicle is a modular platform with superior technical and tactical characteristics offering the possibility to change the configuration of the hull body.

With its wide range of weapon integration and mission equipment options the vehicle can be used for various types of missions including urban and peacekeeping missions. The vehicle can be configured as APC (Armoured Personnel Carrier), ambulance, command post, etc.

The top of the vehicle can be fitted with a full range of weapon systems armed with different types of weapons as machine gun, automatic grenade launcher and anti-tank missile.

The HORT vehicle will be primarily developped and manufactured for the foreign military markets.
     
Ukraine defense industry unveils the concept of 4x4 light modular armoured vehicle, called "Hort". The layout of the vehicle can be compared to modern similar vehicle produced in West Europe. According to some Ukrainian sources, the vehicle uses technical and characteristics of the US JLTV program.
 

 

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