13 Mar '18, 11am
Russia expands ATV roles:
Russia has developed several mission specific roles for its articulated DT-30 all-terrain vehicle (ATV). The DT-30 and the smaller DT-10 ATV, also referred to as the “Knight”, are developed by the Ishimbai Transport Machine Building Works with the latest models being the unarmoured DT-10PM and DT-30PM. The Russian Tor-M2 surface-to-air missile system is mounted on the DT-30 series ATV for use in the Arctic. (Russian Ministry of Defence) The DT-30 comprises two articulated units joined together with 960 mm wide tracks, providing lower ground pressure for increased cross-country mobility over challenging terrain. The front unit houses the crew compartment with the diesel engine in the middle and storage space towards the back, while the rear unit functions as the primary payload bay with the diesel fuel tanks located under the floor. The baseline vehicle is fully amphibious ...