The telegram channel “Military Informant” reports that ultralight military vehicles “Sarmat-2” were delivered to the zone of a special military operation in Ukraine. These cars have a hood layout, a two-axle 4×4 wheel formula. They can carry up to 3 people. In addition, it is planned to install a 7.62 mm PKM machine gun, a 12.7mm Cord machine gun or a 30 mm AGS-17 Flame automatic grenade launcher.
Such vehicles can be transported by air by army aviation helicopters on an external suspension and carry a maximum permissible load of up to 600 kg with a total permissible gross vehicle weight of about 2000 kg. They were first shown during the Russian-Belarusian exercises “West-2021” at the units of the Airborne Forces of the Russian Federation.