Modern wars are different. Precision weapons became commonplace, even in the hands of the “rebels”
In the photo, KAMAZ-63968 “Typhoon” in Syria
The Typhoon K-63968 is equipped with five cameras for around view in the landing module and the cockpit. The cabin is equipped with folding monitors as the condition of the vehicle and the external review.
The car is equipped with on-Board Information control System (CICS) GALS-D1M to monitor and control the operation of the engine, calculating machines roll, tilt, road speed, location, etc.
The car is great. I kind of took myself.
However, the problem is that the same design Bureau that created it, they did it based on those specifications and conceptual approaches that inevitably rely on the tactics of the armed forces in conditions of war described by the old military regulations.
This machine is not equipped with those telecommunications and information media, which she needed within the functions that it executes in Syria.
Simply put, the Typhoon K-63968 there are means of communication that would be necessary with this technique, if it was applied in the mechanized infantry battalion, but these means of communication and transmission of information is absolutely insufficient in fulfilling the patrol functions of the military police on this machine.
Russian communication troops in Syria are, they do provide reliable communications and data transfer, but only within the air base Hamim and port of Tartus, and then Hello my Pets from the company “NPO Angstrem” with their budget R-187 “Passion” and mode of TETRA, as outside the locations of the armed forces of Russia in Syria, all use mobile phones and the Chinese “balalaika”, working in the bands of Syrian trunking communication.
It is a fact, as Iglinsky area of joint patrolling the Russian military police had to use mobile phones. I know at least four such cases.
You can say that it’s not much, but this is only what I know…
Sergei Pavlovich Korolev is credited with the phrase – “disagree – criticize, criticize – offer, offer – do do – answer!”
Do while not in my competence. Would do – answered. And while you can only offer.
Why at us in Russia, deep space communications are considered as a attribute of elite facilities, while those of the satellite constellation, which are in service with the Ministry of defence and which provides communication of our troops, best used with a 20% efficiency.
On the contrary, satellite communication at US army, is not an attribute of the authorities, and it is available even in Rotom link.
Even the militants of the so-called “Syrian opposition” are in service with the us base terminals AN/PRC-155 Manpack from General Dynamics, which not only create a protected cell of mobile communications, but also allow via satellite is constantly in touch with his American handler.
Alas, in our armed forces, such terminals no. In the best case, if some SWAT team will be given a satellite phone and strictly strictly forbidden to call him.
In my opinion, all vehicle high security, which are used by the military police, and, ideally, much of the military equipment of the armed forces of the Russian Federation must be equipped with satellite communications and telecommunications.
The reason is that in those armed conflicts involving our armed forces, communication is not only an element of tactical control, but also the possibility of rapid impact on the information and political situation of the conflict. And in terms of hybrid wars, it is sometimes more important than the preservation of the regime of radio silence.
Also today, our military communication facilities that are installed on military equipment and operated by the armed forces do not have the technical capacity to support self-organizing decentralized digital broadband data network.
In other words, the radio that is installed on the same Typhoon K-63968 unable to function in base station mode, providing a more strong coverage of the territory, where its tasks performs the crew of this military equipment.