After the end of the Karabakh war, information about the deaths and injuries from the impact of previously planted mines of Azerbaijani military and civilians in the territories constantly appears, passed under the control of Baku.
Against this background, the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan announced the arrival of modern engineering equipment of Turkish origin in the army.. In particular, indicates the shipment of the robotic complex of the ASFAT company (has already received the Azerbaijani designation Mematt), demining. It is planned to be used in Karabakh.
As indicated, the entire development period, release and certification of this product amounted to only 14 months. Azerbaijan signed an acquisition contract 20 pieces of equipment.
MEMATT control range is 500 m, travel speed 4 kmh. The equipment of the system allows you to work at a depth of up to 25 cm. In an hour, the complex clears mines in an area wide 1,7 meters and length 1 km. The total weight of the machine is 12 560 kg. Diesel engine volume – 290 liters.
In Karabakh, peacekeepers from the Russian Federation are already actively operating several Russian Uran-6 complexes, also intended for mine clearance. They have similar characteristics to the Turkish product., however, much lighter than its counterpart (curb weight is 6 tonnes, that is, "Uran-6" is two times lighter).
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