Special armored vehicles 'Tiger' became the basis of the car park of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the National Guard of other law enforcement agencies, and & nbsp; are also supplied for & nbsp; export. For & nbsp; 15 & nbsp; years was collected in & nbsp; a total of about three thousand “ Tigers ''. There are more than 20 & nbsp; modifications of this car, including & nbsp; with combat modules and & nbsp; anti-tank systems. Since according to the & nbsp; Chinese calendar, the next will be the year of the tiger, AIF. ru & nbsp; recalls the most beloved by security officials options for this armored car. & nbsp;
Which of & nbsp; is the Tiger armored car?
& laquo; Tiger & raquo; & nbsp; & mdash; multipurpose off-road vehicle, armored car, army off-road vehicle. It is & nbsp; designed to transport people (up to & nbsp; 10 & nbsp; people) and & nbsp; various goods on & nbsp; roads and & nbsp; off-road. Independent torsion bar suspension of all wheels and & nbsp; powerful engine provide the car with exceptional cross-country ability on & nbsp; off-road and & nbsp; speed up to & nbsp; 140 & nbsp; km/h on & nbsp; highway & nbsp; & mdash; almost the maximum speed of the Zhiguli. “ Tiger '', like a large cat, knows how to swim & nbsp; & mdash; it is & nbsp; able to force water barriers up to & nbsp; 1.2 & nbsp; m.
The car is equipped with a power steering, which makes it easier to control. In the & nbsp; side walls of the Tiger there are loopholes, in the & nbsp; roof & nbsp; & mdash; two hatches, in the & nbsp; salon, in addition to accommodating the crew, there are places for installing a radio station and & nbsp; blocker of radio-controlled explosive devices.
On & nbsp; & laquo; Tiger & raquo; additionally can be installed: air conditioning, audio system, power windows, additional heater, anti-lock braking system. However, all variants of “ Tiger '' made so that more “ special stages '' could be installed on & nbsp ;.
The Raid version features a modified front end with modern LED headlights. Shooters firing from the roof received collapsible armor protection. A lattice rack is also installed for the transport of special property. There were special search lights and & nbsp; infrared searchlights. Improves visibility and & nbsp; system of circular video review with & nbsp; saving information on the hard disk.
B & nbsp; what is the difference between the Tiger-M?
B & nbsp; the design of the Tiger-M car; many improvements have been made aimed at & nbsp; increasing their & nbsp; operational properties, reliability, ergonomics, bulletproof and & nbsp; mine protection.
The body armor of multipurpose and & nbsp; special purpose vehicles protects the crew, main components and & nbsp; units during circular fire from an AKM submachine gun bullet & nbsp; PS caliber 7.62 & nbsp; mm and & nbsp; from & nbsp; AK-74 submachine gun bullet & nbsp; PS caliber 5.4 mm , which corresponds, approximately, to level 1 & nbsp; ballistic protection according to & nbsp; STANAG 4569.
In & nbsp; as standard equipment, a centralized tire inflation system is installed on the car, which allows the driver to change the tire pressure on the & nbsp; course in & nbsp; depending on & nbsp; road conditions, an electric winch with & nbsp; traction force of 4000 kg and a ventilation installation & nbsp;
Large internal reserved volume of the Tiger-M car in & nbsp; combined with & nbsp; high carrying capacity, security and & nbsp; maneuverability allow you to use this machine in & nbsp; as a base for mounting the widest range of weapon systems, reconnaissance, communications, electronic warfare and & nbsp; other equipment.
Special design solutions ensure the protection of personnel (with & nbsp; maintaining high survivability and & nbsp; mobility) when detonating 0.6 & nbsp; kg of explosive under the wheel and/or under the bottom of the armored vehicle.
'Tiger' for special forces
Special purpose vehicle 'Tigr-M SPN' developed on the & nbsp; basis of Tiger-M in the & nbsp; interests of the special forces of power structures.
The first thing I would like & nbsp; to note & nbsp; & mdash; in the & nbsp; headquarters configuration in the & nbsp; car there is an air conditioner & nbsp; & mdash; security officials need comfortable conditions.
“ Tiger-M SPN '' used in reconnaissance, escorting and & nbsp; convoy protection, patrolling, fire support of units in the course of combined arms combat, during special and & nbsp; anti-terrorist operations. Externally, the armored car is not & nbsp; different from & nbsp; other cars of the family & nbsp; & mdash; apparently, so that no one & nbsp; would guess about & nbsp; belonging to special forces.
The main improvements were made inside the armored car, where the outboard weapons, ammunition for & nbsp; it, special equipment and & nbsp; communication facilities are located.
The use by the crew of the standard armament of motorized rifle units allows it to be used both from the & nbsp; vehicle and & nbsp; autonomously. For firing from the & nbsp; armored car, a rotary platform with & nbsp; mounts for installing weapons and & nbsp; a double-leaf hatch is mounted on the roof of the hull. The single-volume three-door welded armored body of the vehicle provides ballistic protection of the occupants of the & nbsp; third class.
What are the features of the Tiger “ SBM ''?
Special armored vehicle (SBM) “ Tiger '' is intended for the transportation of personnel, escorting and & nbsp; convoy protection, patrolling, fire support of units (by airborne troops from the & nbsp; machine) when performing search and rescue and & nbsp; special operations.
SBM 'Tiger' combines the qualities of an all-terrain vehicle and a high-speed maneuverable vehicle. It has an independent torsion bar suspension, which allows it to reach the highest possible speeds when driving over rough terrain, while maintaining a high level of comfort for the crew and the transported troops. It is allowed to operate the machine on & nbsp; all types of roads and & nbsp; terrain with & nbsp; a trailer with a gross weight of up to & nbsp; 2500 & nbsp; kg.
The machine can be additionally installed on & nbsp; a device for shooting non-lethal special equipment; video monitoring tools; communications and & nbsp; navigation; a device for blocking radio-controlled explosive devices and & nbsp; other equipment providing the performance of special tasks.
Armor of the SBM “ Tiger '' hull; holds a hit of 7.62 & nbsp; mm bullets with & nbsp; TUS (heat-strengthened core) fired from an & nbsp; AKM machine gun with & nbsp; a distance of 10 & nbsp; meters.