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Futuristic Russian military armored car "ZIL" will be the answer to the American Humvee vehicle - VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 13:00

Russian factory "ZIL" develops an armored vehicle for the army. According to media reports, this will be the answer to the American armored light tactical vehicle Humvee (based on the Hummer). Was recently presented a prototype of the future SUV, and must show a production car in 2015, after which it should go to the Russian Army.
As conceived by the designers, the future armored car must comply with the tactical and technical requirements of the Army, combines parameters such as reliability, durability and permeability. EndUrance components and assemblies combat vehicle should be much higher than that of civilian cars. In addition, the new SUV should be vysokomobilen, have four-wheel drive and tall ground clearance to storm the impregnable barrier.
Like in real life descended from a sci-fi movie SUV "ZIL" is far from perfect. His body and glass have no armor. Perhaps in the future will match 5 car class protection to withstand fire from rifles and machine guns. The lower part of the car is designed in the likeness of many modern military vehicles and has a V-shape. This design is intended to reduce the impact of the blast wave at hitting a mine or IED dug.
On the part of the armored car "ZIL" looks like an alien from the future. Side doors swing open up the machine, as well as major flaps at the rear of the machine. To accommodate the landing in the case of car seats are installed 10: two single seats are in front, six seats arranged in a row behind the driver and commander, two more are behind. All seats are deployed to the door. Salon is equipped with LCD screens connected to the outer chamber.
As for the filling, rather, it is a car of the 1980s than the Army all-terrain vehicle of the 21st century. The model is based on the chassis Humvee. The system uses spring suspension, which the manufacturer of armored vehicles have long been abandoned. Brake concept - drum.
Weight SUV will be 4.57 tons, and the driving force will be 185-horsepower inline 4-cylinder diesel engine production Cummins. The latter will work in conjunction with a 5-speed manual.
It is worth noting that this is a prototype, showing the external features of the future army SUV, and "ZIL" still plenty of time to bring the car to combat readiness.

 


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