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Rosgvardiya get rid of heavy engineering vehicles based on tanks

The command of the National Guard of the Russian Federation decided to completely get rid of the heavy tracked engineering vehicles created on the basis of tanks. Starting this year, such equipment will be replaced by modern bulldozers and excavators based on the Urals and KamAZ, News.

Rosgvardiya get rid of heavy engineering vehicles based on tanks

“At present, the engineering units of the Rosguards are armed with the IMR-2 engineering vehicles, the BAT-2М track-laying machines and the high-speed trenching machines BTM-3. All this equipment was created by Russian designers for the "big" war. They got the Interior Ministry troops from the Ministry of Defense in the middle of the 1990s, when the explosives were engaged in establishing the constitutional order in the North Caucasus, ”the newspaper quoted Alexander Zarovnyatnyh as the head of the engineering department of the department.

The decision to remove vehicles from service was taken at the end of last year. “As the technical resource expires, the cars will be written off and replaced with modern ones, on a wheeled chassis. We used the machine for quick digging of the BTM-3 trenches for the last time in 1997, when the idea was to "dig in" the Chechen Republic with a moat. IMR-2 was last used in the 2001 year, then it was cleared with mine. Currently, the troops of Rosgvardia are faced with the task of ensuring law and order in cities. Therefore, we need wheeled vehicles capable of moving on asphalt, ”said Pitcher.

According to military expert Oleg Zheltonozhko, the decision to change heavy equipment was long overdue. Most of the samples were created in the USSR. Maintaining the proper technical condition of such machines is expensive, since they no longer produce spare parts for them.

“Wheeled platforms are cheaper to operate than tracked vehicles. In addition, more different equipment is being installed on them today than before. One of the tasks facing Rosgvardia is to eliminate, together with the Emergencies Ministry, the consequences of man-made disasters. Few people know, but in 2012, it was the military personnel and the equipment of the internal troops who took an active part in the aftermath of the floods in Krymsk, ”the expert added.
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  1. Hubun
    Hubun 25 January 2017 11: 29
    Yes, they would be immediately handed over to their engineers, however, the equipment is not under Rosguard
    1. bouncyhunter
      bouncyhunter 25 January 2017 11: 35
      Wheeled platforms are cheaper to operate than tracked vehicles.

      That is yes. Yes, and given the specifics of the Russian Guard, the tracked vehicles are unnecessarily ...
    2. kapitan92
      kapitan92 25 January 2017 11: 57
      Quote: Hubun
      Yes, they would be immediately handed over to their engineers, however, the equipment is not under Rosguard

      Last century! It is too early for scrap metal, it is necessary to transfer the peatlands to civilians for irrigation and reclamation works. We, with these BATs and BMTs, "nakukovatsya" in full, from the rembat did not get out. Attachments and hydraulics are weak up to category 3. soils. If I am not mistaken, the Kharkiv people released.
      1. Igor V
        Igor V 25 January 2017 12: 52
        BTM-3 in the Pamir-Alai mountains was digging for itself, did not complain about the soil and hydraulics. The first time I meet a complaint about a weak attachment and hydraulics.
        And about production, I only know about BAT-M. The car was made at GAZ, and everything else in Kaliningrad at the Bummash (paper machine-building) plant. Here are the factories: they made a paper machine, but it turned out BAT! smile
        1. kapitan92
          kapitan92 25 January 2017 13: 40
          More complaints were about the BTM. Operated in Altai and Az. THE USSR. The car is good in an open field. When the working body hit the "stone-like boulder", as the battalion commander said, I keep quiet about the teeth and edges, the "hydraulics" and the metalwork of the slave flew out. organ. Gearbox protection - the friction clutch did not have time to operate, as a result of the gearbox failure. Our "kulibins" tried to install a protection fluid coupling, but it was unreliable.
          BATs are more reliable, but heavy infections. They were out of order thanks to "competent" operation and maintenance by conscripts. Once they landed on a "pager" with two tanks pulled out.
          It is sad that after the collapse of the USSR, very little attention is paid to the development and provision of troops with modern engineering equipment. hi
    3. svp67
      svp67 25 January 2017 12: 04
      Quote: Hubun
      Yes, they would be immediately handed over to their engineers, however, the equipment is not under Rosguard

      Or in terms of "civil defense" ...
    4. Oden280
      Oden280 25 January 2017 18: 34
      IMRki, unlike any wheeled vehicle, is very difficult to set on fire, which, as the Maidan has shown, is very important. Well, there is a machine gun for especially violent.
  2. himRa
    himRa 25 January 2017 11: 30
    Off-road defeated! Life has become easier life has become more fun, and without jokes you need to get rid of junk of course the plants will be provided with work!
  3. 210ox
    210ox 25 January 2017 11: 30
    And why should they? Well, of course, special equipment, armored cars, "demokr
    atizators "different ...
  4. Lopatov
    Lopatov 25 January 2017 11: 54
    Like one-day butterflies ...
    Interestingly, at least one of these bosses had at least experience cleaning snow from the parade ground? I'm not talking about the real use of Ing. cars.
    Why has the army been worn with light engineering machines since the days of the USSR, but so far it has not received a single one?

    No, if they said, "we do not need army vehicles with their small resource and difficulties in maintenance, we will take civilian bulldozers, which can be booked if necessary." I would understand that. But, damn it, "wheeled bulldozers" ..... Then they will run to the military. They will again provide them with old stuff from the master's shoulder. Semi-refurbished. The experience is already there, isn't it?
  5. Lion's mane
    Lion's mane 25 January 2017 14: 21
    Before the Second World War, there were already airborne divisions that were armed only with small arms. The Second World War proved the uselessness and low combat effectiveness of such units, due to the fact that they were sorely lacking in heavy weapons. The United States is deploying 6000 armored vehicles to the borders of the Russian Federation. And how does Moscow respond ?! The fact that the OMON was renamed into some kind of Rosgvardia, armed with electroshockers ?! With whom is this `` guard '' going to fight with such a weapon, with pensioners of the Russian Federation who do not have enough to live on ?!
  6. zlyk19
    zlyk19 25 January 2017 14: 33
    For the Rossguard, these seem to be promised. I consider it justified for their purposes.
  7. Old26
    Old26 26 January 2017 00: 32
    Quote: zlyk19
    For the Rossguard, these seem to be promised. I consider it justified for their purposes.

    Why is such a machine needed? Apparently - to disperse the crowd, the maximum is to push something not very difficult, for example, a passenger car. And an elementary blockage of trees. Or a barricade in which reinforced concrete blocks will also be destroyed by this machine? Or is it IMR?
    About 35 years ago, there was a snowy winter in the city where he then lived (Rostov region). People from enterprises and organizations were driven out into the street to somehow clean the snow so that they could pass. And watched as various machines shoveled the snow. "Belarus" and wheeled T-150. After how many meters of movement they got stuck and began to slip. And how the tracked T-100 was raking. I'm not talking about BAT. He rushed past and the impression was that he had not a mountain of snow ahead, but fluff.
    Of course, wheeled and easier to operate, but can not always replace tracked, especially heavy equipment
  8. wanderer_032
    wanderer_032 26 January 2017 16: 10
    At present, the engineering units of the Russian Guard are equipped with IMR-2 engineering vehicles.

    A great thing! This is not worth touching. Let it stay. Because may come in handy someday.
  9. whitesnow
    whitesnow 27 January 2017 12: 54
    And the question can be: what the hell is Russia with nuclear weapons? After all, he was never used at all! And the current leaders are going to fight international terrorism.
    And in the beginning of the 90s nobody was going to use the MVD of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation for military operations instead of motorized rifles in the Caucasus.
    In general, looking at new military equipment, we can conclude: Rosgvardey figures are paid extra in Miass, and army in Naberezhnye Chelny.