Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Unveils Toofan Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected
The Iranian FARS information company has printed a photograph exhibiting Toofan Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) automobile of the IRGC (Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps) “Emam Zaman” Mechanized Brigade throughout competitors in East Azerbaijan. The Toofan (Storm or Hurricane) is an Iranian MRAP armored automobile. It was designed and manufactured by the Iranian Ministry of Defence to enter into service with the IRGC Floor Forces and NAJA. The Toofan was publicly unveiled on November 20, 2018 with Protection Minister Brigadier Common Amir Hatami attending the occasion. After the MRAP was unveiled, Streit Group has talked about that they’re wanting into authorized choices for a redress.
The Toofan was developed to supply Iranian forces with a extremely cell automobile that’s able to finishing up logistics and fight missions in all potential theaters of struggle. It has a 360 hp engine with the Toofan in a position to drive by way of 1.5 meters of water and climbing boundaries as excessive as 50 centimeters. It may possibly carry as much as 10 personnel and is provided with run-flat tires which allows it to drive for 50 kilometers with a flat tire. It may possibly additionally drive at speeds of as much as 100 km/h.
The options of the Toofan are that it’s mine-resistant ambush protected with ballistic safety to withstand land mines, improvised explosive gadgets (IEDs) and metal core bullets. The Toofan incorporates a V-shaped wall monocoque armoured hull design. The engine compartment is totally armoured for cover in opposition to damages. It may be outfitted with STANAG 2 or 3 safety. The Toofan mine-resistant ambush protected will be geared up with semi-heavy weapons onto the tailgate gun shields and turrets, together with a 12.7 heavy machine gun with gun defend.
The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is a department of the Iranian Armed Forces, based after the Iranian Revolution on 22 April 1979 by order of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Whereas the Islamic Republic of Iran Military defends Iranian borders and maintains inner order, in accordance with the Iranian structure, the Revolutionary Guard (pasdaran) is meant to guard the nation’s Islamic republic political system. The Revolutionary Guards base their function in defending the Islamic system in addition to stopping international interference and coups by the army or “deviant actions”. IRGC had no less than 250,000 army personnel together with floor, aerospace and naval forces.
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