“The canopy helps even with shelling”: the Russian crew spoke about the combat value of the “visors” on tanks
Screening with lattice structures of Russian tanks from above did not receive mass distribution both in the zone of the special operation and in the army as a whole. At the same time, this equipment demonstrated a number of advantages that the MBT receives on the battlefield due to the installation of "visors".
Metal protection allows you to withstand even the explosion of artillery ammunition:
the crew says.
At the beginning of the SVO, when the Armed Forces of Ukraine were crammed with thousands of Javelin anti-tank systems, the "visor" saved the lives of tankers when firing enemy ATGMs, capable of making a "slide" when approaching the target and hitting armored vehicles from above.
- explained the tanker.
Shielding copes with drones enemy:
- the tanker noted about the combat value of the "peaks".
Judging by a number of videos, tanks undergoing modernization at production facilities are equipped with brackets in the upper part of the turret, which, apparently, are intended for attaching the "visor" frame. In this regard, we can expect the massive use of this protective structure on the battlefield.
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