Wednesday, July 17, 2024

«Derivation» new Russian infantry fighting vehicle with 57 mm gun

Concern “Tractor plants” shown at the exhibition RAE-2015* in Nizhny Tagil, new versions of the BMP-3, equipped with remote-controlled weapon stations.

The  BMP-3 «Derivation» – Russian infantry fighting vehicle with 57 mm gun in order to increase fire power of motorized rifled and infantry units, reported military-informant.com.

The new  Automatic Weapon Station main armament can also be used to accomplish air defense missions thus expanding combat flexibility of armored combat vehicles.

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The FCS controls the operations of target detection and identification, gun laying and firing of the 57mm automatic gun and 7.62mm machine-gun when firing from a halt, on the move and on the float in any combat enviroment.

The FCS is equipped with a sight unit, comprising a combined sight with thermal-imaging and TV channels, a laser-finder and independent dual-axis field of view stabilization.

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Updated BMP-3 aimed at ensuring export to UAE, Kuwait, Venezuela and Azerbaijan.

*Russia Arms Expo 2015 – international exhibition of armaments and equipment. Consistently since 1999, held in Nizhny Tagil. 

 

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