Wednesday, February 1, 2012

RN: New Russian Armored Vehicle Can Withstand Eight-Kilogram TNT Blast

The Project Typhoon Ural-63095 armored truck is more dependable than BTR  amphibious armoured personnel carrier (APC) .  It can withstand an 8 kilogram TNT anti-tank mine blast.

The Russian approach to military hardware is to make it cheaper, simpler and more rugged. The US has a tendency to overspec and over-engineer its hardware as did the Germans in World War 2.

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