Serbian Armed Forces unveiled the Milosh armoured multi-purpose combat vehicle. The Milosh BOV M16 is a new tactical armoured combat vehicle designed and manufactured by Yugoimport-SDPR in SDPR “Complex Battle Systems” factory in Velika Plana, Serbia. The vehicle features a V-shaped hull design, integrating floating floor plates and blast mitigation seating to provide protection against mines and improvised explosive devices (IED). The Milosh BOV M16 4×4 is a multi-purpose armored vehicle fully developed and produced by the Serbian state-owned defense company Yugoimport SDPR. The vehicle is an ideal platform for various applications such as “Reconnaissance”, “Command and Control” and “Homeland Security”. It was unveiled for the first time at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, in February 2017.
The Milosh has a length of 5.42m, width of 2.48m and height of 2.3m. Its gross weight ranges between 12,000kg and 14,000kg. The vehicle has a maximum speed of 110km/h and a cruising range of 600km. The vehicle is motorized with a Cummins ISB 300 developing 300 hp. The Milosh 4×4 multi-purpose armored is motorized with a CUMMINS ISB 300 diesel engine developing 300 hp at 2,500 rpm coupled to an Allison 3500SP automatic transmission with 6 forwards and 1 reverse gear. The vehicle has two axles road wheels with independent suspension and hydraulic shock absorber offering high mobility and off-road performance. The Milosh 4×4 can run at a maximum road speed of 110km/h. It is able to climb forward slopes up to 60%, side slopes of 30% and fording depth of 1m without preparation. It can cross trenches up to 0,9m and have a turning radius of 9m.
The armament of the Milosh consists of one remotely operated weapon station located on the roof of vehicle which is armed with a 12.7mm machine gun. To increase the self-protection of the vehicle, six 82mm smoke grenade launchers are mounted at the rear top part of the troops compartment. The MiloÅ¡ can be equipped with day and night remote-controlled weapon station equipped with 12.7mm machine gun, AD rocket systems, long-range anti-tank guided missile systems (5 to 8.5 km), different types of manually controlled armoured turrets equipped with machine guns and grenade launchers, as well as optoelectronic thermal imaging and TV and radar systems for the border control and surveillance which are mounted on telescopic masts of different heights.