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Ural 63099 Typhoon MRAP

Ural Typhoon is Russia's multi-functional, modular armored MRAP vehicle family. Chassis consists of the car bonnet, frame, all-wheel drive, three-axle.[1] The Typhoon is part of Russia's large vehicle Typhoon MRAP program.

Produced by Ural Automotive Plant (controlled as of 2013 GAZ Group).

Versions[edit | edit source]

Can be used as reconnaissance, command and staff vehicles, machinery EW / RTR or communications, ambulance or to conduct engineering, radiation, chemical and biological reconnaissance of transportation.

Features[2][edit | edit source]

Two variants have been identified thus far.

Ural 63055[edit | edit source]

  • Crew: 3 + 14 in module

Ural-63059[edit | edit source]

Ural Typhoon passenger compartment

Ural Typhoon rear module

  • Total weight: 24 tons
  • Crew: 3 + 16 in module
  • Configuration: 6 × 6
  • Power: JAMZ-5367 450 hp turbodiesel
  • Transmission: six-speed automatic transmission,
  • Transfer Case: mechanical two-stage,
  • Tyres: bullet-proof with automatic sealing
  • Armor type: Laminated glass and composite (steel and ceramic)
  • Protection class: proof from 14.5 mm armor-piercing bullets, up to 8 kg of explosives underneath
  • Armament: remote-controlled unit mounting a 7.62 mm HMG or 14.5 mm KPV HMG, loopholes

Media[edit | edit source]

In the movie A Good Day to Die Hard, John McClane and his son Jack are chased through the streets of Moscow by a corrupt politician's henchmen operating a Ural Typhoon.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. http://old.redstar.ru/2011/09/14_09/1_01.html (Yuri Avdeev The attraction of Nizhny Tagil "Red Star" (14 September 2011). Retrieved October 12, 2012)
  2. http://ural-servis.ru/news/?id=747

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