KAMAZ-53949 is a part of the Typhoon-K family of wheeled armored vehicles.
At the RAE-2013 exhibition in Nizhny Tagil (Russia) three representatives of the Typhoon-K family were represented: KAMAZ-53949, KAMAZ-63968 and KAMAZ-63969.
KAMAZ-53949 4x4 is an all-wheel drive vehicle with an armored hull that can accommodate 2 crew and 8 troops. The total weight of the vehicle is 14 tons. The armored vehicle is equipped with a 350-horsepower Cummins engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission.
Like other vehicles of the Typhoon series, KAMAZ-53949 is equipped with automatic interlocking and interaxle differential locks, an independent hydropneumatic suspension, an CTIS. Also on these vehicle is installed a specialized on-board information management system.
KAMAZ-53949 armor protects the crew from ammunition of 14.5 mm caliber, armor-piercing bullets of B-32 type and armor-piercing-incendiary bullets (level 3 according to STANAG 4560), as well as a blast of 8 kg of TNT under the bottom and 10 kg - under the wheel.