Ministry of Defense of Russia are interested special transport vehicles «Scorpio-2M» and ordered a pilot batch of these cars for a test operation. On this, as reported by RIA Novosti, the exhibition RAE-2013 said Dmitry Mitryaev, chief designer of «protection» that produces «Scorpions».
Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov interested machines «Scorpio-2M» and confirmed the intention of the War Department ordered a batch of these machines, explained Mitryaev. Issue pilot batch of «Scorpions» and their preparatory operation will be implemented in 2014. Size of an experimental batch of machines is not specified.
«Scorpion-2M» — unarmoured, custom, all-wheel drive vehicle with excessive cross-independent suspension designed for military transport and cargo total weight up to a ton of different types of roads and terrain. In the vehicle interior can accommodate up to eight people. Car made in different versions: with hard top tent on the frame or open body.
According Mitryaeva, the military version of the machine intrigued with fighting module production plant Kovrovskogo Degtyarev. «Scorpion» is equipped with a diesel engine capacity of 116 horsepower and is capable of speeds up to 130 km / h.