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Urals Automotive Plant presents new armoured vehicles

27th September 2013 - 12:59 GMT | by Eugene Gerden in Nizhny Tagil

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The Urals Automotive Plant, has presented the Taifun-U and Ural-53099 armoured vehicles at the Russia Arms Expo 2013 in Nizhny Tagil.

Taifun-U vehicles are designed to undertake tactical missions, as well as transport special cargo and tow trailer systems across all types of terrain.

The new Taifun-U model is a 6x6 modular platform that allows the further development of vehicle with different levels of protection and mobility using different axle configurations available from a set of specific modules.

Modules include command nodes and a selection of axle, and powertrains options.

According to Oleg Yakupov, Urals’ director of development, the Taifun-U

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