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STARATEL FIRING RANGE /Sverdlovsk Region/, September 9. /TASS/. Russia’s Atom advanced infantry combat vehicle developed by Russia’s Uralvagonzavod research and production corporation will be able to eliminate lightly-armored targets, as well as drones and helicopters, according to a booklet released at the Russia Arms Expo 2015 international arms show that is opening in Nizhny Tagil in the Urals on Wednesday.
"The combat module with a 57mm automatic gun allows the Atom vehicle crew to detect and eliminate lightly-armored and soft-skinned targets, as well as air targets [drones and helicopters] easily," the booklet reads.
The combat vehicle is also capable of destroying aircraft at a distance of up to 6 km.
The Atom has up to five levels of ballistic protection, a WMD protection system and an active protection and laser warning system.
The Atom’s engine power is 600 hp and its road speed is up to 100 km per hour.
The Atom infantry combat vehicle has been co-developed by the Russian Burevestnik Central Research Institute, a subsidiary of Uralvagonzavod, and the French company Renault Trucks Defense.