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I 52 Mine layer vehicle

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Type  Mine-laying vehicle
Length  7.210m
Place of origin  Ukraine
Width  2.850m
Designer  Kriukiv Machine-building Works
Manufacturer  Kriukiv Machine-building Works

The I-52 is a Mine-laying vehicle designed in Ukraine by the Kriukiv Machine-building Works.

Purpose and composition

The I-52 Mine-laying vehicle is intended for distant antipersonnel and Anti-tank mine laying. The vehicle ensures mine-laying in all weather and climatic conditions, during daylight or at night, in any temperature and on hilly terrain. The I-52 can also deploy mines while moving.

The vehicle includes multipurpose chassis MT-LBU and equipment which consists of:

  • mine-laying control panel placed in control compartment;
  • container unit for transportation and firing of mines from clusters;
  • container unit lifting mechanism from traveling position to fire position;
  • container adjusting mechanism;
  • container unit traversing mechanism.
  • References

    I-52 Mine layer vehicle Wikipedia