TOS-1A "Solntsepek" will receive digital navigation and communication equipment, said the press service of the Rostec State Corporation on 11 January.
The Omsktransmash (Omsk Transport Machine Factory), which is part of the Uralvagonzavod concern of the Rostec State Corporation, completed the 2020 state defense order for an overhaul with the modernization of a batch of TOS-1A Solntsepek heavy flamethrower systems. The changes affected both the exterior and the internal equipment of the machines.
So, the combat vehicle has built-in dynamic protection, as well as the GPS GLONASS satellite system, which allows you to determine the exact time, geographic coordinates, altitudes and the graphic position of the object on an electronic map. In addition, the system received a new modern radio station R-168 and switching and control equipment.
“Implementation of the state defense order is the main strategic direction of our enterprise. For many years, we have been ensuring the fulfillment of planned targets within the SDO, and often ahead of schedule. This year, the obligations to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation have also been fulfilled on time, "said Igor Lobov, General Director of Omsktransmash.
TOS-1A is a powerful flamethrower system that has no analogues, the high efficiency of which has been proven more than once during the resolution of major military conflicts. It is unique to the world market and is not produced anywhere except in Russia. Today TOS-1A is in service with several countries of the world and is one of the five most popular Russian models of ground military equipment among foreign customers.