The Czech Army has received the first batch of new 6×6 wheeled command and communications vehicles (KOVVŠ) based on the TITUS platform. The 71st Mechanized Battalion received a total of three communication vehicles and one command vehicle, which will replace the older specialized tracked BVP-1 vehicles. According to a tweet from Praisethesteph, this is the second delivery of TITUS vehicles to the Czech Army. In June, the 13th Artillery Regiment received TITUS vehicles in the command/fire control vehicle configuration. These new vehicles are now being delivered to another unit, which will begin training crews and technical personnel. This represents a significant acceleration in the replacement of older-generation communications and command vehicles in the Czech Army’s inventory.
In total, the Czech Army will acquire 62 TITUS MRAV vehicles in the command, command/fire control, and communication vehicle configurations in 2022-23. The vehicles have a Polish touch, as they are equipped with the Fonet internal communications system from WB Group. The TITUS vehicles are designed to provide commanders and communications specialists with a highly mobile and capable platform for command, control, and communications. They are equipped with a variety of systems, including a command and control suite, a communications suite, and a survivability suite. The vehicles are also equipped with a variety of armaments, including a 12.7mm machine gun and a 7.62mm machine gun.
The TITUS MRAV (Multi-Role Armored Vehicle) is a new generation of armored vehicle designed to meet the needs of modern militaries. It is the result of a collaboration between TATRA DEFENCE VEHICLE, TATRA TRUCK, and NEXTER SYSTEMS, a French manufacturer of specialized defense land forces products. The TITUS MRAV is a modular vehicle that can be configured for a variety of missions, including infantry fighting vehicle, ambulance, command post, and reconnaissance vehicle. It is also protected against a wide range of threats, including ballistics, mines, and IEDs. The TITUS MRAV is powered by a 500 HP engine and has a top speed of 110 km/h. It can also climb slopes of up to 60% and cross water obstacles up to 1.2 meters deep.
The TITUS MRAV is a versatile and capable armored vehicle that is well-suited for a variety of missions. It is a valuable asset to any modern military. The TITUS MRAV is a new generation of armored vehicle that is well-suited for the challenges of modern warfare. It is a versatile and capable vehicle that is sure to be a valuable asset to any modern military. The delivery of the new TITUS vehicles is a significant milestone for the Czech Army. These vehicles will provide the Czech Army with a modern and capable communications and command system that will enhance its ability to operate effectively in a variety of scenarios.
??#Czechia: The 71st Mechanized Battalion received the first new Titus MRAV vehicles. Three in the KOVS (communication) version, which will replace the obsolete R5 on the BVP-1 chassis, and one in the KOVVŠ (command and staff) version, which will replace the MPP-40.
The crews… pic.twitter.com/nIV1vIf8c8
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