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The BMD airborne amphibious infantry combat vehicle (AAICV) superficially resembles the BMP, although it is considerably smaller. The BMD-1 can be air dropped by parachute, and features a suspension that "squats" to fit into aircraft. It is a full-tracked amphibious vehicle with a BMP-type turret. Like the BMP, its main armament is a 73-mm smoothbore gun with a 7.62-mm coaxial machine gun ... [+]


This vehicle is the BMD-1 with its turret replaced with a new one-man turret. This turret is of a new design with the gunner being seated on the left and provided with a single piece circular hatch cover that opens to the front. In front of this is the gunner's day/night sight that appears to be identical to that fitted on the BMP-2. Additional periscopes give ob servation to the sides ... [+]


The BMD-3 ACV is a light amphibious armoured vehicle intended to equip air assault and marine corps units. The vehicle can be transported by air and parachuted with crews to the assigned areas. The ACV features a front arrangement of command and troops compartments with engine and gears located in the rear. It is armed with 30 mm automatic gun, 7.62 mm coaxial machine gun and KONKURS ATGMS. ... [+]


The BMD-3M vehicle is equipped with a new universal fighting compartment installed on the modified BMD-3 vehicle chassis. The BMD-3M vehicle armament system comprises a 100mm gun-launcher with an autoloader of guided and unguided HEF artillery projectiles, a 30mm automatic gun firing HEFI, APT and APDS projectiles, a 7.62mm machine gun and a modern fire control system with gunners integrated ... [+]


Developer: Kurganmashzavod . Development started in 2010 on the basis of a modular platform Kurganets -25 to replace the BMP of previous generations. First prototype was shown to the Russian Government in the closed part of RAE- 2013 exhibition in Nizhny Tagil in 2013. Destination Transportation of personnel, fire support of infantry units Design Features - Placement of the engine ( ... [+]


Manufacturer: Uralvagonzavod Year: 2014 Designed to support tank and mechanized infantry units.


The Boyevaya Maschina Piekhoty (BMP-1) was first built in the early 1960s and seen in public in November 1967 at a Red Square parade. It was called the M-1967 and BMP by NATO before its correct designation was known. The BMP represented an important shift from the concept of an armored personnel carrier to an armored infantry combat vehicle, combining high mobility, effective anti-tank weapons, ... [+]


The BMP-2 [BMP = Boyevaya Mashina Pyekhoty - Infantry Fighting Vehicle] infantry combat vehicle, fielded in the early 1980's [initially designated BMP 1981], is an improved version of the BMP-1 incorporating major armament changes. The new two-man turret mounts a 30-mm automatic gun with a long thin tube and double-baffle muzzle brake that can be used against aircraft and helicopters. The ... [+]


The BMP-3 is the latest IFV model of the Russian BMP family bearing the best design features of the BMP-1 (1966) and the B MP-2 (1980). Its missions are: to provide armour and NBC protection to infantry troops; to enhance their fire power and mobility in the battlefield; to engage enemy manpower (in the open or sheltered), pill-boxes and ground materiel including tanks and armoured vehicles ... [+]


The Urals Transport Machinery Design Bureau Federal State Unitary Enterprise and the Uralvagonzavod Production Association State Unitary Enterprise demonstrated for the first time a new tank support combat vehicle (Russian acronym BMPT) at the 2nd Urals Exhibition of Armaments and Military Equipment held recently in Nizhni Tagil (Sverdlovsk Region, Russia). The concept of such a unique combat ... [+]


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