The new Kamaz-53949 with a nickname ‘Taifunionok’ is specially designed to resist to landmines and ambushes.
The Russian army seems to have a new feature , an ambush-protected vehicle going by the name of Kamaz-53949 ‘Taifunionok’, developed and manufactured by Kamaz. The new vehicle can also withstand any kind of land mines and incorporates all the new technologies in the army industry – the perfect combination between hard armor and the newest technologies.
- Crew – 2 people
- Personnel – 8 people
- Engine – Cummins 6ISBe 350 diesel
- Engine power – 350 hp
- Maximum road speed – 105 km/h
- Range – 1200 km
The vehicle was designed to carry troops in areas with high possibility of going through landmines or being ambushed. It can also be used as a command post or a cargo vehicle with maximum capacity of 2000 kilograms.