Kombat Armouring is a Russian armoured vehicle and car manufacturer. It was founded in 1985 by Mikhail Gorbachev.
The first prototype was called the Laura. The company's slogan is Protection without Compromise.
The Laura was followed by the Ohta minivan in 1987. In 1990, Kombat Armouring acquired a military factory in St. Petersburg, where it still produces vehicles today. From 1993 onwards, Kombat Armouring has been producing armoured vehicles for local courier services.
From 1995–1998 they produced the Laura 3 which was based on the Pontiac Fiero.
- Laura (1985)
- Ohto (1987)
- Luaz-Proto (1988)
- Kamas (1989)
- Pilot (1990)
- Laura 3 (1995)
- Kanonir (1998)
- Combat T-98 (2005)
The Kombat T-98 is an armored vehicle developed by the Kombat Armouring Group of Saint Petersburg , which was built for road traffic and provides protection against attacks with ballistic weapons . It will be built in a civilian VIP variant and a utility variant for special forces and police , which can be configured individually.
The axles, the four-wheel drive and the dashboard are supplied by General Motors , as are the engines. The T-98 is powered by a 6.6 liter V8 - Diesel (Duramax Turbo Diesel 6600), with 221 kW (300 horsepower) and more than 700 Nm or a 8.1-liter gasoline engine (Vortec 8100), also with eight cylinders and 250 kW (340 hp) driven at around 620 Nm. The maximum speed is 200 km / h, the recommended maximum cruising speed is between 170 and 180 km / h. This makes the T-98 the "fastest armored off-road vehicle in the world" according to the manufacturer. The 5-speed automatic transmissionis an Allison 1000, the all-wheel drive an Autotrac 4WD 2-speed. The tank capacity is 140 liters.
There are a variety of equipment, since the T-98 is designed individually according to customer requirements. In the VIP version, the interior is mainly made of leather and wood. There are two airbags , some electronic driving aids such as ABS and a cruise control installed. On request, there is also a two-zone air conditioning , CD changer, navigation system, DVD player, TV, a partition to the rear and a bar in the glove compartment.
Depending on requirements, the T-98 is supplied in protection classes B2 to B7. His armor is made of special German steel, for the windows comes 50 mm thick special glass used. The reinforced subfloor and the sandwich body of several layers of steel armor and ceramics (only B7) offer protection against almost all common firearms up to caliber 12.7 mm and land mines (only B7).
Gasoline engine :8.1 liters (250 kW)
Diesel engine :6.6 liters (221 kW)
Wheelbase :3380 mm
Curb weight :3750-5150 kg