To ensure the safety of the crew, Iveco and "Tigr" apply various technologies. The Russian car has a welded capsule, the "Italian" - ceramic armor. As experts explain, the ceramic sheets are attached to the frame with screws. The joints - it's kind of the "Achilles heel" (vulnerability) of the vehicle, experts say, they leave many unprotected areas.
"Weak areas of armor Iveco - joints enclosures and doors, niches door locks. Thus, the continuous protection of the ceramic armor is not" - said Korablin.
As of mobility (rough terrain), Tigr proved to be superior in Russian trials.
Crew capacity was also compared. On the Iveco, it carries 5 people, and the driver is separated from the rest. On Tigr, there is not that disadvantage, it also carries more, 8. The Tigrīs seats are also more functional, and they can be used as a bed for the wounded, on Iveco, no.