Monday, June 27, 2022

Myanmar may buy Russian BMP-3 Infantry Fighting Vehicle

The Myanmar armed forces may buy Russian BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles, reported

“As of today, we have received requests for the acquisition of the BMP-3 from Myanmar … I cannot disclose the exact amount, but we are talking about somewhere in the region of two battalions,”, told representative of Concern “Tractor plants “. In addition to the standard version of the BMP-3 Myanmar also expressed a desire to buy the version for the Marines BMP-3F – said the source.

The BMP-3 is a Russian amphibious infantry fighting vehicle, successor to the BMP-1 and BMP-2. About 120 BMP-3 vehicles are in service with the Russia Army and over 900 have been exported to a number of countries, including United Arab Emirates (600 vehicles), Cyprus (40), Indonesia (30), Kuwait (110) and South Korea (70).



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