This ARRV is designed to carry out the following missions: recover and tow a disabled tank, self-propelled artillery system, and other similar vehicles; repair the vehicles; and carry out welding and excavation work. The vehicle is fitted with towing devices, winches, crane, dozer blade, load platform as well as a full range of tools and contrivances to carry out repairs of armoured vehicles. The total weight of the ARRV is 46 tons, and it has a crew of three. The armament consists of a 12.7 mm machine gun that can ba laid and fired from within the vehicle under complete armour protection.
The Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau (KMDB) is a state enterprise, which is now Ukraine's leading design authority for armoured fighting vehicles and used to play a key role in the development of armoured tracked vehicles in the former Soviet Union.
The contemporary activities of the KMDB are distinguished by three main factors:
- the ability to offer customers a wide range of armoured vehicles and other products for both military and civil use, as well as obsolete vehicle upgrade packages
- the provision of equipment closely tailored to customer's individual requirements
- the availability of long-term support for the end user