Polish Ministry Of National Defence Conducts Test Of Borsuk Tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicle
The Borsuk tracked infantry preventing car has been examined by the Polish Military fifteenth Gi?ycko Mechanised Brigade “Zawisza Czarny. As a part of a modernization of Polish Military, Poland has launched a program to switch its previous BWP-1 tracked infantry preventing car. One of many contenders is the Borsuk, a Polish-made tracked IFV that carried out discipline checks on the coaching floor in Orzysz on November 14, 2022. Mariusz B?aszczak, Polish Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Nationwide Protection emphasised that as a part of the gear’s modernization course of, “Borsuk” are to be the first gear of the fifteenth Mechanized Brigade, subsequent to the order from South Korean K2 principal battle tanks.
The Borsuk (Badger) is manufactured by a consortium led by Huta Stalowa Wola (HSW), a subsidiary of Polish Armaments Group (Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa, PGZ). The Borsuk tracked infantry preventing car will function a composite rubber monitor (CRT) system provided by Soucy Protection. Every monitor will combine a repeatedly cased rubber band construction product of composite supplies and metal twine. The CRT system will scale back vibrations and weight when in comparison with standard metal tracks. The hull of the infantry preventing autos will be configured into a number of variations similar to infantry preventing car, command publish car, and medical evacuation car. The serial manufacturing of the Borsuk is anticipated to start in 2024.
The Borsuk is fitted with a remotely-controlled turret, which was developed below the ZSSW-30 remote-controlled turret system (RCTS) program. It’s armed with a 30 mm cannon. There’s a coaxial 7.62 mm machine gun and two Spike LR anti-tank guided missile launchers. The turret has a contemporary hearth management system with a hunter-killer functionality. The ZSSW-30 turret has been developed by HSW and WB Electronics, making it the primary indigenously manufactured unmanned tower development. The turret is provided with unbiased biaxially-stabilised statement gadgets and a standby statement machine with a wide-angle periscope. It additionally integrates an OBRA-3 SSP-1 laser radiation detection system, eight smoke grenade launchers, and a FONET inside communication system.
The Borsuk is powered by a MTU 8V199 TE20 diesel engine, which has a rated energy of 530kW (720bhp). The facility-pack for the Borsuk was indigenously developed by Wojskowe Zak?ady Motoryzacyjne. It integrates engine, gearbox, and energy provide parts. Preliminary variant of the Boruk was totally amphibious. It was additionally deliberate that the baseline variant will weight round 25 t and there shall be a extra closely armored variant with a fight weight of over 40 t and with out amphibious functionality. The amphibious car is propelled within the water by two water jets mounted on the rear facet of the hull. The car can be designed to simply overcome all forms of water obstacles and function in tough terrains and harsh climate situations.
Borsuki b?d? podstawowymi wozami piechoty w @16Dywizja. Pozyskamy je, jak tylko ?? przemys? rozpocznie produkcj?, co musi nast?pi? jak najszybciej.Wy?szy bud?et MON oraz ?rodki finansowe Funduszu Wsparcia pozyskiwane przez @BGK_pl pozwalaj? nam skutecznie rozwija? Si?y Zbrojne RP pic.twitter.com/FBBV4fMCvg
— Mariusz B?aszczak (@mblaszczak) November 14, 2022
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