Armored vehicles “Varan” has a number of improvements over previous models.
Ukrainian company Techimpex brought to the international exhibition “Arms and security 2018”, which takes place in the capital’s international exhibition center from 9 to 12 October, BTR “Varan” (8×8). It is already running the model, as previous exhibitions have shown promising model version.
APC Varan 8×8 fundamentally different from the well known BTR-70 and BTR-80. The engine is here transferred to the nose. This turbodiesel Deutz ERUs 2013 with a capacity of 340 HP and maximum torque of 130 nm at 1450 Rev/min. transmission: automatic 6-speed, mark Allison. Combat weight – 15,25 etc
Maximum speed – 110 km/h, afloat – 10 km/h. BTR “Varan” is able to overcome the wall height of 0.55 m; the roll 25 deg. and rise to 30 degrees Celsius.
BTR “Varan” 8×8 has a length of 7.7 m, width 2.9 and watu of 2.96 m Crew – 3 people. The troop compartment is designed for 10 people. Landing-landing facilitates folding door type apparel.
The machine has good armor protection in the frontal projection from the bullets of caliber 12,7h108 mm B-32, and side and stern projection of bullets caliber 7. 62×39 mm.
Additionally, you can apply hinged perforated booking of bullets caliber 7,62x54r mm B-32 or 12,7h108 mm type B-32 (the photo shows a fragment of the armor fired bullets 12.7 mm) and even 14,5х114 mm type B-32. The weight of add-on armour kit is respectively 850, 1270 and 1480 kg.
At the exhibition “Arms and security 2018” BTR “Varan” combat module “List”. Weight without boepripasov – 1200 kg. It includes 30-mm automatic gun 3ТМ-1 (2A72) with an ammunition load of 300 rounds. And a 7.62 mm machine gun – ammunition 2200 rounds. Plus a 30-mm automatic grenade launcher KBA-117, 125 ammunition and grenades. There is ATGM “Barrier” – 4 launchers and 4 missiles. Applies smoke grenade system 902В “Khmara” (6 launchers).
The fire control system – two television camera, laser rangefinder, gun stabilizer (digital Electromechanical). As an option – a cooled or uncooled thermal imager.
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