|Product type:||Auxiliary Vehicles|
SBA-60-K2 Bulat 6x6 is armoured vehicle, features an all-welded steel monocoque hull, which provides the crew with protection from small arms fire and shell splinters, although ultimate protection level depends on user requirement. The lower part of the hull is V-shaped to provide enhanced protection against mine blast and stowage boxes are mounted externally on the hull sides.
Vehicle protected under GOST R 50963-96 Level 6 proven against 7.62 mm SVD Dragunov fire.
The vehicle's front suspension uses a conventional spring setup and the rear is mounted on two semi-elliptical springs with jet bars. The ends of the springs slide on the support welded on to the axle beams.
Bulat features an all-welded monocoque steel hull, which is then fitted with proven KAMAZ subsystems including diesel powerpack, drive line, and suspension.
Two V8 turbocharged diesel engines are currently being offered: a EURO 3-compliant diesel developing 240 hp (165 kW); the second is a more powerful EURO 4-compliant diesel developing 280 hp (206 kW). These are both coupled to a manual transmission and transfer case.
Corporation Defence states it will be possible to install a 400 hp diesel and replace the manual transmission with a fully automatic gearbox. The company currently quotes a maximum road speed of up to 90 km/h with the 420 litre (2 x 210 litre) fuel tanks giving a cruising range of around 800 km.
The commander and driver are each provided with a forward-opening side door and there are twin doors in the hull rear. At present these doors are manually operated, but could optionally be hydraulically operated by the driver or crew.
Crew survivability is enhanced with the installation of folding blast attenuating seats fitted four down each side facing inwards. Spall liners are also fitted to the crew compartment.
It was also fitted with a front-mounted electrically operated winch and a central tyre inflation system.
Six hatches are provided in the roof, but the number could be reduced to enable a protected weapon station, remote controlled weapon station, or turret to be fitted.
The gross vehicle weight depends on the level of protection fitted, but it is currently quoted as between 15.9 and 19.5 tonnes, with a kerb weight of between 12.8 and 15.5 tonnes.
Standard equipment includes air conditioning, engine fire suppression system, and special racks for the rifles and other personal weapons.
There are a number of other available options including a satellite-based land navigation system, cameras for 360-degree situational awareness, and additional heating.