Battery of eight combat vehicles «Tiger», filled with anti-tank guided missile «Cornet», can change the whole antitank battalion, said Chief of Land Forces, Colonel-General Vladimir Chirkin
He said this during a visit landfill 106th Guards Airborne Division in the Tula region, where he arrived on Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin. «Eight of these machines, with 16 guided missiles, may vary according to their own effectiveness artillery battalion, for example, anti-tank guns M-12» — Chirkin said, referring to Rogozin. Deputy Prime Minister said that in fact one such machine can kill 16 tanks, in other words perfectly able to fight immediately with the whole tank company. «I also think it also a good export potential,» — said Rogozin. Chief of Land Forces also noted that the march in Kosovo such machines would make three times faster than armored personnel carriers. «This — passenger car. Motorized Infantry Brigade will be in quite such anti-tank battery (8-10 cars), and they will vary Division «- explained Chirkin. During inspection Deputy Prime Minister exposure military combat equipment Deputy General Director of JSC «Instrument Design Bureau» Nikolay Khokhlov noted that the motion of this war machine removed all weapons inside the cabin. So makarom machine or what stands out. Also, he said, such «Tigers» may conduct aimed fire on helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles.
Media do not report, if able «Tigers» to change ships, satellites and other AME.