Armored Vehicles and Tanks


Yatagan

Yatagan

Main Battle Tank Intended to defeat armoured objects, manpower and materiel of an enemy round the clock, as well as to support subunits of the Army on the march and in battle. It is an T-80 tank upgraded by means of installation of an 120mm main gun and an automatic loader placed in an isolated compartment of the rear of the hull. Distinguishing features: – installation of the 120mm main gun; – stowage of 120mm ammunition inside the automatic loader placed in the rear of the hull; – increased level of protection due to built-in explosive reactive armour, use of…

T-80UD

T-80UD

Main Battle Tank Intended to defeat armoured stationary and mobile enemy objects round the clock, as well as to support subunits of the Army on the march and in battle. A necessary level of survivability of the tank is ensured by use of combined armour, built-in explosive reactive armour, fire-fighting system, as well as a system of protection against nuclear attack. Decreased detectability of the tank is achieved by low silhouette, a possibility of self-entrenching and installation of a smoke screen laying system. The use of KMT-6 and KMT-7 treadway mine-clearing ploughs enables the tank to cross mined areas at…

T-84

T-84

Main Battle Tank Intended to defeat armoured objects, manpower and materiel of an enemy round the clock, as well as to support subunits of the Army on the march and in battle. It is a further derivative from the T-80UD. Distinguishing features: – increased level of protection due to “Nozh” built-in explosive reactive armour, use of a high-speed fire-fighting system; – “Varta” optronic countermeasures system provides jamming of anti-tank guided ammunition; – effective range of fire from the tank main gun is increased to 2.5 km by day and to 1.5 km by night; – guided weapon system enables to…

Т-80

Т-80

Main Battle Tank Intended to defeat armoured stationary and mobile enemy objects round the clock, as well as to support subunits of the Army on the march and in battle. A necessary level of survivability of the tank is ensured by use of combined armour, built-in explosive reactive armour, fire-fighting system, as well as a system of protection against nuclear attack. Decreased detectability of the tank is achieved by low silhouette, a possibility of self-entrenching and installation of a smoke screen laying system. The use of KMT-6 and KMT-7 treadway mine-clearing ploughs enables the tank to cross mined areas at…

T-64

T-64

Main Battle Tank Intended to defeat stationary and mobile armoured targets by gun and missile armament, as well as to increase firepower of subunits of the Army. The main differences between the T-64B and the T-64A version are as follows: – solid side screens are installed; – armour of hull and turret is strengthened; – guided weapon system is installed; – gun with quick-disconnect barrel and breech ring; – neutron weapon protection system is additionally installed; – availability of smoke grenade launchers. Equipment: 1G42 sight-rangefinder, TPN-3-49 night sight, R-123M radio station, 2E26M (2E42) weapon stabiliser. Armament: 125mm 2A46M1 smoothbore gun,…

Т-55

Т-55

Medium tank Intended to defeat mobile and stationary armoured targets, to increase firepower of mechanised infantry subunits on the march and in battle. The tank has a classical layout on the basis of the T-54 and is different from it in a more powerful engine, a system of protection against nuclear attack, more perfect equipment and a possibility of underwater stream crossing. Equipment: TShS-32PVM (TSh2B-32P) sight, TPN-1-22-11 night sight, R-123M (R-123) radio station, GPK-59 gyroscopic drift indicator, “Tsiklon” weapon stabiliser. Armament: 100mm D-10T2S rifled gun, two 7.62mm PKT machine guns.

BREM-K

BREM-K

armoured repair and recovery vehicle Intended for: – technical reconnaissance by day and by night; – towing of disabled and non-steerable wheeled vehicles to the nearest shelters and to damaged vehicle collecting points; – fulfilment of load lifting works with handling of loads; – electrical starting of engines of vehicles being kept up; – helping crews perform repair and maintenance of vehicles in field conditions; – recovery of bogged-down and sunk wheeled vehicles; – fulfilment of welding operations, curring of armouir and ferrous metals; – amphibious water barrier crossing at distances established for the basic vehicle; – transportation of spare…

BMP-2K

BMP-2K

Infantry Combat Vehicle Equipment: 1P3-3, BPK-1-42 day/night sight,     OU-3GA2 infrared searchlight, R-130 SW radio station, R-173 USW radio station, TNA-4 navigation equipment, 2E36-1 stabiliser. Armament: 7.62mm PKT machine gun, 30mm 2A42 gun, “Konkurs” guided weapon system.

БМП-2

БМП-2

Infantry Combat Vehicle Intended to provide fire support for Army subunits in battle and on the march, to carry and to accompany infantrymen in conditions of counteraction by the enemy. In comparison with the BMP-1 basic version, the BMP-2 has an extended set of armament, which substantially increased its firepower and types of targets being hit. The use of an automatic gun with two-axis stabilisation enabled to deliver fire on the move and to hit air targets. Due to improvement of the chassis, running performance of the vehicle was increased, especially when moving in the cross-country. It is possible to…

BMM-70Dі

BMM-70Dі

Armored Medical Vehicle The BMM-70Dі armored multipurpose amphibian medical vehicle is intended for execution of missions connected with search, collection and evacuation of the wounded from areas of mass casualties and for rendering them first medical assistance according to indications of urgency during their transportation in different climatic and hard-to-access regions in any season by day and night, as well as for using it as a mobile dressing station with a team of doctors. The special equipment includes racks to secure stretchers and to arrange medical equipment, a safe, a tank for drinking water, a wash basin with elbow-controlled cock,…

BMP-1

BMP-1

Infantry fighting vehicle Intended to strengthen mechanised infantry subunits in battle and on the march, as well as to carry and to drop personnel in conditions of the enemy’s fire. The sighting equipment enables the infantry combat vehicle to act at night. A smoke screen laying system is available. The infantrymen can fire small arms through 8 firing ports. Equipment: 1PN22M1 day/night sight, OU-3GA2 infrared searchlight, R-123M radio station, GPK-59 navigation equipment. Armament: 73mm 2A78 smoothbore gun, 9M14M “Malyutka” guided weapon system, 7.62mm PKT machine gun.

BRDM-2

BRDM-2

Combat reconnaissance vehicle Intended for execution of recon in force and carriage of personnel of mechanised subunits and their fire support. The BRDM-2 is a wheeled amphibious armoured vehicle. Fire can be delivered, apart from organic armament, from crew’s weapons through two firing ports (one on each every side). A high degree of mobility is provided by use of an amphibious chassis with a water jet, as well as by availability of four extra pneumatic rollers installed between main wheels and equipped with a drive. Additional cross-country capability of the BRDM-2 is provided by a self-recovery winch. Mobility and survivability…

BTR-3U

BTR-3U

 APC Purpose For carriage and fire support of personnel of mechanised subunits. Main differences of BTR-3U from BTR-80:  – more heavy-duty power plant, which contributes to increase in running performance and decreases operational costs; – automatic hydromechanical transmission is used. Equipment bullet-proof armour protection, power plant including Deutz engine, Alison automatic hydromechanical transmission, air conditioner, fire fighting system, water obstacle crossing equipment, self-recovery winch, “Tucha” smoke screen laying system. Armament: – 30mm gun; – “Konkurs” ATGM; – AGS-17 grenade launcher; – 7.62mm machine gun; – turret mount elevation and traverse drives, mechanical, manual.

Dozor-B

Dozor-B

APC The “Dozor-B” is an armoured version of a multi-purpose wheeled vehicle intended to carry cargo and personnel. The “Dozor-B” can be used for service with special units of Armed Forces, as well as with fast deployment police forces as a carrier or as a platform for accommodation of various types of weapons and military equipment. It can be used for accomplishment of military tasks and peace-keeping missions both in case of availability of roads and in cross-country conditions. Possible variants: – armored carrier for carriage of personnel; – armored vehicle; – radiation/chemical environment reconnaissance vehicle; – command vehicle; -…

BTR-3E1

BTR-3E1

  APC Purpose For carriage and fire support of personnel of mechanised subunits. Main differences of BTR-3E1 from BTR-80:  – more heavy-duty power plant, which contributes to increase in its running performance and decreases operational costs; – the basis of the structure of the vehicle is the supporting armoured hull made from high-hardness steel strengthened from inside by Kevlar-type material; – design of the armoured hull and the track & suspension system ensures good resistance to effects of blasting after the vehicle has overridden an anti-tank mine; – the crew, while staying inside the pressurised hull, is protected against effects…

BTR-70

BTR-70

APC Provides carriage of personnel and its support by onboard armament in conditions of fire counteraction of the enemy. It is different from the BTR-60PB in a more heavy-duty power plant, which contributes to increase in running performance of the armoured personnel carrier, availability of hatches between bays for suspension of second and third wheels of the right side and the left side for covert escape of personnel, seven ports for vision and firing from individual weapons. Places for carriage of two AGS-17 automatic grenade launchers are provided for near a bulkhead of a power plant compartment. Equipment: bullet-proof armour…

BTR-60

BTR-60

APC Provides carriage of personnel, as well as hitting of manpower and materiel of the enemy using available carrier-borne armament.  The hull and the turret of the armoured personnel carrier are welded, they have a supercharger and a filtering/ventilating unit. The engines are arranged in the rear part. A centralized tyre air pressure regulation system, a attractive winch featuring 4,500kg attractive force and a wide wheel track provide a high degree of cross-country mobility of the BTR-60PB. Equipment: PP-61A sight, R-123 radio station. Armament: 14.5mm KPVT machine gun, 7.62mm PKT machine gun.

BM Bulat Tank

BM Bulat Tank

Modernisation of T-64B Battle Tanks The Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau (KMDB) has developed design documentation, has manufactured and successfully tested a prototype of upgraded T-64B (BM Bulat) battle tank in order to enhance its combat and technical characteristics up to the level of modern tanks. The modernisation covers three key areas: Mobility (modernisation of the power pack in order to enhance mobility) Protection (modernisation of the protection in order to reduce vulnerability to attacks of the up-to-date anti-tank weapons) Firepower (modernisation of the weapons-and-fire control system in order to increase the efficiency of fire)  

T-72

T-72

  Type Main Battle tank Place of origin Soviet Union Weight 41 tones (45.7 short tones) Length 9.53 m (31 ft 3 in) gun forward 6.95 m (22 ft 10 in) hull Width 3.59 m (11 ft 9 in) Height 2.23 m (7 ft 4 in) Crew 3 Armour Steel and composite armour Main armament 125 mm 2A46M smoothbore gun Second Armament 7.62 mm PKT coax machine gun,12.7 mm NSVT antiaircraft machine gun Engine V-12 diesel780 hp (582 KW) Power/weight 18.8 hp/t Transmission Synchromesh, hydraulically assisted, with 7 forward and 1 reverse gears. Suspension Torsion bar Ground clearance 0.49 m (0.19 in) Fuel capacity 1.200 L (320 U.S gal; 260 imp gal) Operational range 460 km (290 mi), 700 km (430 mi) with fuel drums…

BTR-4

BTR-4

  Weight 17.5+3% T (with anti-bullet protection) 25+3% T (with additional protection) Engine 3TD diesel engine 500 hp Suspension wheeled 8×8 Operational range   at least 690 km Speed 110 km/h (road) 10 km/h (in water)

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