Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Chilean Marine Infantry positioned with shields in their Kia KLTV 4×4 turret

He Marine Corps (CIM) From Chilean Navy Some light tactical armored vehicles were recently displayed in Arauco province come on Light Tactical Vehicle (KLTV) 4×4 Open rotating turret for the gunner and equipped with front and side protection shields.

CIM, as published infodefense.comA batch of cars received in December 2022 KLTV 4×4 Some units are being deployed macrozona sur To complement light vehicles 4×4 Kia ​​KM 450 and provides more protection to its troops on the ground.

The personnel currently perform patrol, control and surveillance functions in the province of Arauco. state of emergency constitutional exception Implemented with the aim of preventing illegal activities in rural areas and contributing to the normal development of the daily life and economic activities of families in the area.

KLTV 4×4

family of light tactical vehicles KLTV 4×4 was designed to meet the needs of south korean armed forces, The project was supported and funded by ministry of national defense Further production from that Asian country began in June 2016. This model is also in service in the Philippines, Mali, Nigeria and Turkmenistan.

Kia has a Control variant in its portfolio kltv141armored personnel carrier KLTV181armored reconnaissance vehicle KLTV182multipurpose KLTV280tall kltv204chassis KLTV240 For special vehicles equipped with additional superstructure modules and shelters, machine guns or missiles, reconnaissance NBC and cargo transportation.

He KLTV181 It has a driver and three passengers in the cabin. Its overall length is 4,900mm, overall width is 2,190mm, overall height is 2,350mm and ground clearance is 420mm. It has a draft depth of 760 mm, an approach angle of 62° and a departure angle of 48°. It can transport 1,000 kg and has a gross weight of 5,700 kg

This vehicle is powered by a turbocharged diesel engine euro 5 Sample s 2 With 2,959 cc, maximum power of 225 hp at 3,200 rpm and maximum torque of 51 kg.m at 1,750 rpm. It has an eight-speed automatic transmission. maximum speed of kltv It does 130 km/h and has a range of 640 km.

This version has air conditioning, all-wheel drive (AWD)independent suspension, tires 315/85R16 with the system run flatStanag 4569 armor against small arms fire and artillery pieces, breaks Abdomen and rear camera, among other features.

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