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Iran Unveils New 4x4 MRAP Personnel Carrier; Toufan

Iran Unveils New 4x4 MRAP Personnel Carrier; Toufan November 22, 2018

Iran unveiled a new Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected (MRAP) Personnel Carrier “Toufan” in a ceremony attended by Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.

General Hatami elaborated Toufan  as “ a 4x4 vehicle with the capability to resist against mine explosion, booby-traps and blasts that result from the explosion of several kilograms of TNT and layers of protection against different steel-core bullets.”

The vehicle can move through water channels 1.5 meters in depth as well as vertical obstacles. It can carry ten personnel and is able to travel at the speed of 50km with flat tires.

General Hatami said that semi-heavy weapons can be mounted on the personnel-carrier, adding that it is also equipped with ballistic protection and vents to fire from the back cabin.

The new Personnel Carrier was delivered to the Law Enforcement Police and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Ground Force.

Iran Unveils New 4x4 MRAP Personnel Carrier; Toufan

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