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UOP starts serial production of Atlet vehicle

10th April 2018 - 11:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Ukroboronprom's Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau has started serial production of the Atlet armoured recovery and repair vehicle for the armed forces of Ukraine, the company announced on 5 April.

The Atlet vehicle is equipped with a crane unit with a carrying capacity of up to 25t, making it capable of replacing major tank vehicle components, including the engine and turret.

Atlet features a winch with a maximum gravity load of up to 250kN – enough to retrieve main battle tanks during evacuation operations. Special equipment allows the vehicle to tow combat equipment with towing speed of up to 25km/h. Powered by a 1,000hp engine, the 46t vehicle can travel at speeds of up to 70km/h.

The vehicle is also equipped with a welding machine and other equipment, allowing it to carry out a wide range of works to restore the combat capability of armoured vehicles in the field.

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