The Belarusian company VOLAT (Minsk Wheeled Tractor Factory) explained a new light armoured vehicle called the MZKT-490101.
MZKT-490101, designed for the transportation of personnel and special weapon systems, is a wheel-drive vehicle with a reinforced 5700 mm platform length and a carrying capacity of 1800 kg for use in various terrain conditions.
The new light armoured vehicle receives support from the 6-liter Doosan DL06 engine (South Korea) and 6-speed automatic Allison (USA) transmission. The engine provides 215hp output at 2,600rpm, enabling the vehicle to reach speeds up to 120 km / h.
Designed as a modular tool, MZKT-490101 can operate at different temperatures from -15C ° to +55 C °. Designed as a five-seater, the vehicle was developed to be resistant to mines and handmade explosives.
It is also designed to be configurable to fulfill a wide range of roles such as reconnaissance, combat, command and control, personnel transport, patrol, ambulance and logistics.