T-80 tank was turned into a fire

T-80 tank was turned into a fire

Photo: Press Service Uralvagonzavod

Scientific and Production Corporation "Uralvagonzavod" developed on the basis of a main battle tank T-80 complex fire fighting and rescue work. On this, as reportedRIA Novosti, the exhibition of arms RAE-2013 in Nizhny Tagil, deputy general director, Vyacheslav Halitov. According to him, the new machine was set up for the year.


Development of a set fire to the T-80 was carried out on the instructions of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, which plans to use these machines to work on burning ammunition depots. The advantage of this machine is the booking tank that can protect the crew from fragments of exploding shells. Tank fire, according Khalitova, able to work "at a very high temperature."

The complex can carry up to 25 cubic meters of water, and the stream range in fire can reach a hundred meters. FIRE T-80 can be controlled remotely. The tank is equipped with intelligence and is able to transmit information about their surroundings in the control station in real time. Currently, "Uralvagonzavod" completes testing of new cars, after which it will offer the Ministry of Defence of Russia.

It is planned to build a similar machine on the basis of main battle tank T-72.

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