Monday, October 31 2016 19:03 EET
Combat module ”Vij” for “Dozor-B” with rate of fire in 50 shots per second presented – Video
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UkrOboronProm SE “Kyiv Armored Plant” – in an initiative manner - developed the combat module “Vij”, together with privately-owned enterprises. It can be mounted on light armored vehicles, including “Dozor-B”, greatly increasing the firepower of these vehicles.

“The module is manufactured in Ukraine, using domestic components. “Vij” is a good example of cooperation between state and private enterprises, “- said UkrOboronProm Director General Roman Romanov.

“Vij” is designed to engage manpower, vehicles, ground facilities at the distance of 2 kilometers and air targets at altitudes up to 1,000 meters. Due to use of modern electronic systems,the combat module is operated remotely; can be used with modern thermal imaging sights.

The use of 23-mm GS-23 gun contributes to a high rate of fire – 3000 rounds per minute, that is 50 projectiles per second. This is one of the main features of “Vij”.

High rate of fire – combined with the ability to be mounted on 4-wheeled vehicles – made “Vij” powerful and multipurpose weapon, according to the chief designer of the new combat module Andriy Palyekhin.

Earlier the military successfully tested 3-D surveillance radar 79K6 “Pelican”. Specialists of UkrOboronProm SE“Scientific and Production Complex “Iskra” were engaged in development and production of the new military equipment.

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