The reconnaissance-strike complex (RSC) SOKIL is meant for observation, detection, tracking and destruction of the armament, military hardware and manpower of the enemy under conditions of possible combat operations.
The RSC SOKIL is equipped with light weapons (lightweight weapon station), communications facilities, special equipment, as well as reconnaissance and strike unmanned aircraft systems.
The RSC SOKIL is used for provision of the ground units during patrolling, reconnaissance, defense, anti-terrorist operations and other military missions.
The RSC SOKIL performs military missions at any time of the day and night. The basic running gear of the complex is a specialized armored vehicle VARTA, which provides traffic on paved roads (highways), soil roads and off-roads, as well as stream crossing (fording depth up to 1.8 m).
The RSC SOKIL with modern control and communication systems ensures digital, integrated closed data transmission, automatic mission performance when EW devices are in play, automatic target tracking day and night using thermal imaging camera, transmission of target position to the command post, and detected targets within a radius of 10 km with various types of ammunition.

General specifications


The SOKIL is built on a 4×4 two-axle truck base with a specialized chassis with a “high-cross” carrying up to 8.15 tons. This chassis with сentral tire inflation system is proven and reliable even in the most challenging and difficult conditions.


The SOKIL boasts a 6-cylinder, V-type, turbocharged diesel engine dispelling either 270hp or 300hp (depending on the engine chosen) and can run on many types of fuel (including lower quality fuel in combat situations). The SOKIL has a maximum road speed of 120 km/hour and a maximum torque of 1128 N*m


The SOKIL employs an 9-Gear Manual Transmission to accommodate all terrain situations and to be completely versatile in battle.


Built with Swedish Armor from 560 Steel, the SOKIL can withstand a direct hit from armor-piercing incendiary 7.62mm ammo. The SOKIL engages bulletproof glass of the same protection level as the armor and it’s external installation method enables quick replacement if damaged.
Ballistic plates surround the engine for additional protection.
V-shaped hull of the SOKIL armoured crew compartment gives protection to the passengers
able to withstand a detonation charge equivalent to 6kg of TNT.


Modern anti-mine seats tested at STANAG 4569 protection levels based and meet NATO AEP-55 standard.

• advanced energy damper attenuation system
• wall mounted
• 5 point seatbelt system
• folding seat
• foldable headrest
• waterproof external coating


The SOKIL is equipped with a central tire inflation system. This system provides:
• required air pressure in the tires of the vehicle depending on road surface;
• automatic maintenance of specified air pressure in the tires in case of damage;
• automatic wheel disconnection from the system in case of significant damage when air
leakage exceeds the rated compressor performance.
Rubber Run-flat tire will allow continued operation even after a loss of some or all inflation pressure for up to 50 km on off road. Made of three parts, which allows quick mounting without special equipment.


Independent air conditioning and heating system individually designed to ensure a comfortable climate in the cabin at a -40 to +50 °C. All windows and mirrors are heated.
The ergonomic instrument panel has waterproof and anti shock sensors and switches.


The vehicle has an electric shock protection and water proof winch with towing capacity 10 t
and synthetic rope or steel cable 30 m.
In order to increase traction, a set of pulley blocks can be installed.


High speed fire suppression system for:
• crew compartment
• engine compartment
The system protects against “Molotov cocktail” and minimizes risk of RPG attacks.
The system with UV IR detectors can indicate combustion in 3 milliseconds and suppress it in
250 milliseconds


Protection of the usable area of the objects from the effects of natural atmospheric pollution,
usage of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and contaminations by selected toxic industrial substances.


The door mechanism from company TriMark is easy to operate and allows power locking of heavy-duty doors up to 300 kg. The doors are compliant to FMVSS 206 strength requirements.

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