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TM-140 TM-140A


 
 
TM-140 / TM-140A tracked all-terrain cargo carrier vehicle
 
 
 
 
TM-140 TM-140A all-terrain tracked amphibious carrier vehicle technical data sheet specifications information description pictures photos images video intelligence identification Russia Russian Military army defence industry military technology equipment
 
Description
The TM-140/TM-140A is a family of tracked all-terrain vehicle designed and manufactured by the Russian defense Company CHETRA-PM. The Company develops, designs and manufactures the CHETRA TM-140, one of the world's finest all-terrain vehicles in terms of cross-country capabilities. The vehicle is especially designed to have high maneuverability and survivability, even in soils with low bearing capacity. According to the experts, the transport and logistics systems based on all-terrain CHETRA TM140 vehicles for the most effective and safe development of Russia’s Arctic regions can be used to solve a number of social and economic issues and improve the living standards of the people in the regions that do not have a developed transport and logistics infrastructure. The CHETRA vehicles are adapted to the harsh climate of the Far North and can be used for transportation regardless of weather conditions due to the high maneuverability and advanced navigation system. The CHETRA PM-140 is designed to operate in arctic climatic conditions within temperature range of +40°C to -40°C. During the 5th Arctic - Today and Tomorrow International Forum, Russian Defense Ministry has showed interest to purchase the TM-140A.
 
Variants:
- The CHETRA PM-140 personnel carrier is purposed for accommodation and transportation of up to 8 passengers and freights up to 1000 kg. The module is mounted on the bodies of TM140 and TM130 vehicles and can be used in various climatic conditions at ambient air temperature from +40°C to -40°C in cross-country with slopes and hills, in rainy and snowy weather, when it hails, on ice-covered surfaces, and for crossing water barriers.
- CHETRA TM- 140 with rig. Machine is designed to offer complex decisions in drilling wells for various purposes in grounds of 1-4 drilling resistance categories , as an option, using of flushing and washing is possible to drill grounds up to 10th drilling resistance category. TM 140 with drilling rig can be used for sampling while performing engineering-geological surveys and field testing of soil.
- CHETRA TM -140 with autohydrolifts Palfinger P200A. Machine is designed for the repair and maintenance of electric power pylons and can raise job basket to up to 20 meters height with maximum load capacity of 230 kg.
- PM-140 Workshop Module: It is purposed for carrying out in-field recovery works using the module's equipment. The module is mounted on the bodies of CHETRA TM140 and TM130 vehicles and can be operated in various climatic conditions at ambient air temperature from +40°C to -40°C in cross-country with slopes and hills, in rainy and snowy weather, when it hails, on ice-covered surfaces, and for crossing water barriers.
 
Technical Data
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Armament
The TM-140/TM-140A was always presented without any armament but according to the manufacturer, the vehicle can be fitted with a remotely weapon station armed with a machine gun.
Design and protection
The TM-140 is based on a tracked chassis with a crew cabin at the front and a cargo area at the rear. The cab’s seating capacity is seven passengers, including three sleeping bunks. The passenger module seats eight personnel or can be converted to have four full-fledged bunks. The crew cab is equipped at the front with two large windows and one door on each side. There is also one hatch on the crew cab roof. The TM-140 can be fitted with an armour cab with bulletproof windows to offer protection against ballistic threats. The carrying capacity of the TM-140A equipped with a cargo platform equals 4 tons.
Mobility
The Chetra TM-140 is motorized with a YaMZ-236 B2 gas-turbine-charged engine developing 250 hp. The vehicle uses a six-speed hydro-mechanical transmission with electrical hydraulic gear shift features 6 forward and 2 reverse speeds. Hydro-mechanical transmission provides creeping speeds of about 4 km/h. The torsion bar suspension of the TM-140 consists of 6 road-wheels with the idler at the front, drive sprocket at the rear and no return rollers. Electromechanical wheel-type steering system and hydro-mechanical gearbox ensure ease of control and good cross-country ability and maneuverability of the vehicle in the most hostile road and climatic conditions. It can run at a maximum speed of 45 km/h with a maximum cruising range of 550 km.
Accessories
The cab and module of TM-140/TM-140A have independent heating. The vehicle has the starting preheated. The vehicle is fully amphibious being propelled in the water by its tracks at a maximum speed of 5 km/h. The use of fine track shoes with long-lasting rubber-metal hinge ensures low average specific ground pressure of the loaded vehicle and results in higher flotation. A self-recovery winch is mounted at the front of the vehicle.
 
Specifications
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Armament
Can be fitted with a remote weapon station armed with one machine gun
Country users
Russia
Designer Country
Russia
Accessories
 
Crew
7
Armor
Can be fitted with add-on armour for protection against small arms firing.
Weight
11,200 kg
Speed
45 km/h on road - 5 km/h on water
Range
550 km
Dimensions
Length: 2.71 m; Width: 2.65 m; Height: 2.19 m
 
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TM-140 TM-140A all-terrain tracked amphibious carrier vehicle technical data sheet specifications information description pictures photos images video intelligence identification Russia Russian Military army defence industry military technology equipment
TM-140 TM-140A all-terrain tracked amphibious carrier vehicle technical data sheet specifications information description pictures photos images video intelligence identification Russia Russian Military army defence industry military technology equipment
   
TM-140 TM-140A all-terrain tracked amphibious carrier vehicle technical data sheet specifications information description pictures photos images video intelligence identification Russia Russian Military army defence industry military technology equipment
TM-140 TM-140A all-terrain tracked amphibious carrier vehicle technical data sheet specifications information description pictures photos images video intelligence identification Russia Russian Military army defence industry military technology equipment
 
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