Iran’s Army Unveils New Tank Transporter
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian Army Ground Force unveiled a homegrown transporter capable of carrying two military tanks.
The Iranian tank transporter, “Kian-700”, was unveiled during a visit to a factory of the Army Ground Force by Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri on Saturday.
The transporter’s heavy tractor unit has been equipped with an engine producing 700 horsepower and a 200-ton towing capacity.
Kian-700 is furnished with the “Soleiman-3” super heavy trailer, which can carry two military tanks, each weighing 60 tons.
With a total weight of 17.7 tons, the Iranian tank transporter has 4 axles and a 12-speed transmission.
Iranian military experts and technicians have in recent years made great headways in manufacturing a broad range of indigenous equipment, making the armed forces self-sufficient in the arms sphere.