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Russian southern communication division are mastering the P-230T communication vehicle.

| 2017

Communications men of the motorized infantry formation of the Southern Military District deployed in Volgograd region began mastering the latest command P-230T vehicles on the basis of the Tigr-M armored vehicle, the press service of the district said.

russia p230t tigr m communication 925 001 The P-230T communication vehicle is based on the Russian-made Tigr-M (Picture Vitaly Kuzmin)

"The vehicle is equipped with modern telecom devices to provide protected telephony, teleconferences and electronic correspondence at the battlefield between the formation commander and superior headquarters both stationary and in motion. Automated workplaces in the latest vehicle allow the superior headquarters to see the real-time situation in the mission area and the formation commander to immediately transmit data on its changes," it said.

The new command vehicle is equipped with satellite communications to transmit data at a speed of 10 Mbit/s and HF radio to ensure reliable communications in a range of up to 50 kilometers with 300 subscribers. Uninterrupted communications are provided both stationary and in motion and there is no need to deploy equipment. The complex is highly resistant to jamming. The messages are reliably coded and rule out decoding if intercepted. The complex has autonomous power sources and life-supporting systems.

The Tigr-M or GAZ-233114 is an improved version of the standard 4x4 light tactical vehicle Tigr GAZ-2330. The vehicle is produced by the Russian Defense Company Arzamas Machinery-Plant, a Military Industrial Company subsidiary, keep on being refined continuously. The vehicle was developed by the Military Industrial Company in line with the specifications of the Russian Defence Ministry to expand the operational envelope of the Tigr special vehicle. Able to carry up to 10 fully equipped infantrymen, the wheeled armoured vehicle Tiger-M has a combat weight of 5300 kg and offers payload capacity of 1,500 kg.

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