Russian Uran-9 Tank Robot Has Many Problems in Syria

Uran-9. Photo: AFP – Russian unmanned tank vehicle, Uran-9 reportedly has a number of problems in Syria.

Reported from Sputnik, Wednesday (11/07/2018), This is quoted from a number of military reports that use the tank in conflict areas.

Uran-9 was launched in September 2016 and deployed to Syria in May 2017.

The main problem of this Uran-9 Tank is rumored to be in control. This tank was originally claimed to be controlled by a distance of 2.9 km from the control.

But the reality in the field, The most possible distance is 33 to 54 menter from the operator.

The tank robot controller also randomly loses control of the robot 17 times for one minute and twice for one and a half hours.

The tank was also reportedly problematic when firing his 30mm cannon, and could not shoot while moving.

For weapons systems, Uran-9 is known to have four 9M120-1 Ataka anti-tank missile launchers, six 93 mm Shmel-M reactive flamethrower rocket launchers, one 30-mm 2A72 automatic cannon, and one 7.62-mm coaxial machine gun .

The report also says if the 30mm cannon is late to shoot six times and even once suffered a congestion. The cannon can only hit the target until about 2 km away, far from the expected range of 6 km.