A batch of 6 new BTR-3E1D armored personnel carriers transferred to the soldiers of the National Guard of Ukraine.
The State Concern “Ukroboronprom” has transferred the batch of armored personnel carriers BTR-3E1D to National Guard of Ukraine.
The armored vehicles are equipped with the four-stroke six -cylinder water-cooled Deutz BF6M1015CP diesel engine and the Allison 3200SP-type automatic transmission.
The BTR-3E1D is installed with a BM-3 Shturm turret system. The turret is fitted with a ZTM-1 30mm automatic cannon, and carries 350 rounds of ammunition. The ZTM-1 30mm gun can be operated remotely from inside the vehicle to reduce casualty to the troops.
“The BTR-3E1D APC is designed to operate in almost all terrains and provide better ride and safety to the troops.”
The vehicle is armed with a 7.62mm coaxial machine gun with 2,500 rounds of ammunition. The BTR-3E1D turret is also fitted with six 81mm electrically-operated grenade launchers, three on each side of the turret, for better coverage of the field. It can also be fitted with a 30mm automatic grenade launcher.