Wednesday, September 22, 2021

UkrOboronProm demonstrates new digital fire control system for BMP-1UMD

UkrOboronProm demonstrated capabilities of advanced digital fire control system, installed on a modernized version of BMP-1UMD, named “Myslyvets” (Hunter).

This system can automatically detect and track targets and is one of the elements of robotic combat modules. This system allows BMP-1UMD to be used not only as a means of transportation and fire support, but as an autonomous remote controlled unit. Besides, ” Myslyvets’” is equipped with a German engine, advanced combat module with cannon/missile armament and visibility-reducing complex.

BMP-1UMD “Hunter”  developed by SE ”Zhytomyr Armored Plant”  (part of UkrOboronProm) – despite the freezing rain – participated in shooting at a proving ground in Kyiv region. Senior officials of the National Security and Defense of Ukraine, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine and the Armed Forces of Ukraine observed vehicular firing.

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