Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Russian defence company unveiled “Terminator 2” armoured fighting vehicle for Syrian President

The new BMPT-72 fire support armoured fighting vehicle, also known as Terminator 2, was unveiled at Russian air base at Hmeymim in western Syria, during the visit of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited a Russian air base at Hmeymim in western Syria on Tuesday, his first visit to the base from which Russian jets have supported his war effort.

The Terminator 2, is a new version of the BMPT tank support combat vehicle developed by UralVagonZavod Corporation, Russia. The vehicle offers new protection and fire power especially in urban operations. The BMPT-72 is able to fight a full range of modern targets as main battle tank, armoured infantry fighting vehicles and other combat vehicles, dismounted infantry, and guided missile combat teams.

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The new vehicle, fitted with guided weapon system, is capable of destroying infantry vehicles, enemy tanks and other armoured objects.

The multipurpose tank support combat vehicle BMPT-72 is built on the chassis of T-72 battle tank.

The BMPT-72 can survive in different climatic zones, including urban areas, and in any light conditions.

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