A new tracked armored personnel carrier capable of performing combat missions in the Far North is being created in Russia, work on it is already underway. About this in an interview with RIA News said the Director General of the developer of LLC Military Industrial Company Alexander Krasovitsky.
According to the Director General, the company's engineers are working on a new tracked armored personnel carrier capable of performing combat missions in arctic conditions. However, Krasovitsky refused to talk about the characteristics and timing of the appearance of the new car.
As for the creation of tracked armored vehicles, the design of an all-terrain armored vehicle of this type is currently underway. This will be an armored personnel carrier capable of performing combat missions in the Far North. I will not announce the dates and characteristics of the car, everything has its time
- he said.
For our part, we note that the Military Industrial Company LLC is a developer of the Tiger armored vehicles family and the Boomerang wheeled armored platform, so we can assume that the new tracked armored personnel carrier is created on the basis of the Boomerang and will have basic characteristics like this platforms, of course, taking into account application in arctic conditions.
Recall that earlier there was information about the development in Kurgan of a special Arctic version of the BMP under the name "Knight". There is no great information about this infantry fighting vehicle, it is known that a gas turbine engine will be installed specifically for use in the Arctic.