Friday, December 2, 2022

Ukroboronprom transferred the batch of new BTR-3E1D armored personnel carriers to National Guard of Ukraine

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.


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