Equipment to outfit teams, who will serve in the high latitudes, began testing at the site near the village of Pechenga near the border with Norway.
As reported at the Ministry of Defense, in Pechenga research are testing samples of the new technology snegobolotohodnoy capacity of up to four tons, in particular, GAZ-3351, the TTM-3P and 3P-DT.
Tracked terrain vehicle GAZ-3351 can carry 16 people or 2.5 tons of cargo. TTM-3P is used as a lightweight amphibious personnel carriers. Amphibious armored DT-3P created for driving in areas where there are practically no roads, it can develop off-road speed of 60 kilometers per hour and a cruising range of up to 700 kilometers. All prototypes — floating and two-unit, that is, it can be attached to the trailer. All the models of equipment, unlike their civilian counterparts, are designed so that they can carry a variety of weapons systems.
According to General Chirkina, technique, which is tested on the slopes of the Arctic may be required by the Army units in Siberia and the Far East.