Partner 2019: Zastava 1 4x4 all-terrain tactical vehicle will enter in service with Serbian army
The Zastava 1 NTV all-terrain 4x4 tactical vehicle will enter in service with the Serbian armed forces. At Partner 2019, the vehicle was displayed in two configurations, cargo and personnel carrier. In April 2019, the Zastava 1 was tested by the Serbian Military Technical Institute.
Zastava 1 in cargo vehicle variant at Partner 2019, International Fair of Armament and Defense Equipment Exhibition in Belgrade, Serbia. June 27, 2019. (Picture source Army Recognition)
The Serbian Military Technical Institute in collaboration with the Company “Zastava TERVO” from Kragujevac have developed a new 4x4 all-terrain tactical vehicle “Zastava NTV” which was produced in Kragujevac factory in two variants, as personnel carrier with extended cabin to transport 10 people and a variant with a short cabin to transport weapons or military equipment.
The Zastava 1 NTV (New Terrain Vehicle) is a 4x4 all-terrain tactical vehicle designed to transport military personnel and equipment up to 1,400 kg or towed a trailer with a maximum payload of 1,700 kg.
The ZASTAVA 1 NTV is available in two variants as troop’s carrier for 10 military personnel, and as tactical cargo vehicle with a crew of three. The vehicle is powered by diesel turbo-charged engine CUMMINS ISF 3.8 developing 205 kW of output power. The automatic gearbox is from ALLISSON with 6 gears and two gears transfer case, full-time 4x4, with locking interaxle differential. The suspension is all-wheel independent, with swinging arm and hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers.
The ZASTAVA 1 NTV is equipped with air-over-hydraulic double-circuit brake system, with ABS and power-assisted steering system. The wheels are pneumatic tube-type equipped with RUNFLAT and centralized tire pressure control system.
The ZASTAVA 1 NTV can run at a maximum road speed of 110 km/h with a maximum cruising range of 600 km. The vehicle has a length of 5.060 m, a width of 2.1 m and a height of 2.30 m. Its curb weight is 5,800 kg and maximum payload carrying capacity is 1,400 kg.
Zastava 1 in personnel carrier variant at Partner 2019, International Fair of Armament and Defense Equipment Exhibition in Belgrade, Serbia. June 27, 2019. (Picture source Army Recognition)