MOSCOW, September 26. /TASS/. The Omsk plant of transport machine-building Omsktransmash (an affiliate of the Uralvagonzavod concern of Rostec corporation) has delivered to the Russian Defense Ministry a batch of heavy flamethrowers TOS-1A under the state order ahead of time.
"The Omsk Transport Machine-Building Plant continues to supply military equipment to the Russian army. Under the state defense order, the enterprise shipped a batch of TOS-1A heavy flamethrower systems to the Ministry of Defense ahead of schedule," the news release says.
The TOS-1A Solntsepyok is a flamethrower system on a tank chassis. Uses unguided 220-millimeter rockets with a thermobaric warhead to destroy enemy manpower, military equipment and fortifications with a volumetric explosion. Uralvagonzavod says that in Russia these vehicles are in service with radiation, chemical and biological protection units.