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Triton armored vehicle

On the development of armored vehicles became known after January 30, 2015 representatives of the plant "Lenin's smithy" announced that the factory began to work on the creation of two new armored 10-ton "Triton" and the 15-ton "Crossbow". Armored vehicle design has developed a private Ukrainian design firm "DIGITEC Visual Engineering" (and she also completed the creation of 3D models). On August 31, 2015 it was announced that the company is completing the development of armored vehicles "Triton", the first copy of which is planned to produce up to the end of 2015.

PJSC Plant Lenin's Forge" presented in Kyiv a new armored vehicle "Triton-01", which can give a head start to other domestic counterparts. The light armored vehicle "Triton-01" has a protection class of STANAG 4569 - Level 2a. Thus, the machine protects against small arms of 7.62 mm. The crew of 3 people, and for the separation of troops can accommodate 8 people.

The total mass of the armored car is 8 tons, length is 5650 mm, width - 2450 mm, height - 2300 mm. Wheelbase is 3400 mm. The car is equipped with a Volvo TAD620VE 6-cylinder engine with a working volume of 5.7 liters and 211 liters. from. With it is aggregated an automatic 5-speed Allison 1000 CP. There is a two-speed transfer gearbox with a locking center differential. The wheel suspension is independent, torsion-lever. Used tubeless tires Michelin XZL MPTTL 365/80 R20. It is important that "Triton-01" can float, which in the rear of the two propellers installed. The maximum speed on the water - 10 km / h, and on highways - 110 km / h. Power reserve of up to 700 km. "Triton-01" is armed with a machine gun 12.7 mm and 40 mm automatic grenade launcher.

For observation and aiming applies color CCD camera with dual field of view, uncooled thermal imaging camera, a laser range finder, as well as color, 12-inch LCD display. arms is controlled by 360 degrees horizontally, vertically, from -7 to +60 degrees. Aiming at high speed: horizontally by 45 degrees. per second; vertically - 30 degrees. per second. Aiming at a low speed: horizontally to 0.15 degrees. sec. There is also a stabilization in two planes, as well as auto tracking.

On December 29, 2015 the head of the Border Service of Ukraine V. A. Nazarenko said that UASBGS ordered 62 "Triton" armored vehicles, the first armored vehicle for UASBGS, was made in January 2016.

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