Platform “Boomerang”: Zigzags of Ambitious Program


The emergence of combat vehicles of average unified platform “Boomerang” in the Russian Army must be a real breakthrough in the field of Russian modern wheeled armored vehicles. Newest armored vehicle and the latest machines on its base by the sum of its characteristics will be among the best in the world. As usually happens when you create something radically new, at some stages the development may have some difficulties, but they will be eliminated.

As the power plant is to be applied the four-stroke diesel engine UTD-32TR turbocharged 510 hp in conjunction with hydromechanical transmission and hydrostatic transmission. Power pack compartment is located in the middle of the body. Landing and invasion have to occur through afterhatches.

The armored variant of “Boomerang” will probably receive a promising unified fighting module developed in the Tula Instrument Design Bureau.


Posted on November 26, 2014, in Defence Industry News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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