Unmanned systems such as UGVs, modernised IFVs with remote turrets, and a mine-laying system all appeared in a recent Russian exercise.
Kurganets-25 makes progress despite delays
Kurganmashzavod (KMZ) is carrying on with development of the Kurganets-25 as a baseline platform for various combat and auxiliary vehicles. So far Kurganets has been displayed in armoured personnel carrier, infantry fighting vehicle and armoured recovery vehicle variants.
However, media officials at KMZ parent company High Precision Weapons JSC confirmed on 23 August that a self-propelled artillery variant is in the pipeline, as well as C2, reconnaissance and NBC armoured vehicles.
All works on the project ‘are controlled by the [Russian] MoD as the product owner. We comply with our design obligations’, they added.
Piotr Tyukov, executive director of KMZ ...
More from Land Warfare
Mobility Test Rig gives a glimpse into a future of stealthy, unmanned and agile UGVs tied together by ‘sensor to shooter’ data links.
Elbit says it is ‘bringing the age of the computer into the infantry’ with its modular ARCAS.
IAI has revealed the successor to its REX UGV, the new REX MK II.
High-energy weapon to be installed on British Army Wolfhound for evaluation.
A Polish company is aiming a new 4x4 protected vehicle at national requirements.