Wednesday, September 23, 2020

UralVagonZavod to unveil BRM-3K reconnaissance vehicle with 57mm automatic gun

The Russian Uralvagonzavod Research and Production Corporation  to unveil update BRM-3K reconnaissance vehicle with a 57mm automatic gun at II International military and technical forum ARMY-2016.

The new version of BRM-3K combat reconnaissance vehicle is equipped with a new turret armed with a 57mm automatic cannon AU-220M.

This new version is based on the chassis of BRM-3K Rys fitted with a new turret armed with a 57mm automatic cannon using gun mount module AU-220M. A 7,62mm coaxial machine gun is mounted to right side of the main armament. A bank of four smoke grenade dischargers is mounted on each side of the turret.

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The BRM-3K Rys (lynx) was developed in the early 1990s. It was intended to supplement and replace the BRM-1K reconnaissance vehicle. It is based on the BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicle chassis. Although the BRM-3K was officially accepted to service with the Russian Army back in 1995 it is still at the prototype stage or may be in low-rate production. There are no known exports of this system.

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