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Bradley BCP Command Post Armoured Vehicle
 
 
 
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Description

The Bradley BCP is a Command Post tracked armoured vehicle based on the chasis of the armoured infantry fighting vehicle Bradley. The Bradley BCP is manufactured and marketed by BAE Systems land and Armaments. The Bradley is the finest combat vehicle system in the world. Its firepower, mobility and survivability keeps our soldiers safe and able to dominate the enemy no matter the terrain, temperature or threat. The Bradley’s proven durability and commonality of design reduces the logistics burden, while enhancing battlefield performance to meet a variety of mission requirements in close-combat, urban scenarios and open-combat situations. The Bradley Command Post (BCP) features the latest digitized electronics for optimum situational awareness, network connectivity and communication within the Heavy Brigade Combat Team. The Bradley BCP provides an unmatched capability for Brigade and above Commanders to move to the decisive point on the battlefield under all conditions.

 
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Technical Data
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Armament
The Bradley BCP can be fitted with a remote-controlled weapon stations armed with a 12,7 or 7,62 mm machine gun for its self-protection.
Protection
Enhanced armor protection includes roof fragmentation protection, squad ventilated face piece and mounts for armor tiles for additional protection against shaped charge munitions. Digital architecture and programmable displays readily accept new technologies.
Mobility
Increased driver field of vision aids maneuverability under close-in, urban combat. As the standard Bradley, BCP is motorized with an 600 HP Cummins VTA-903T engine is coupled to a General Dynamics Land Systems HMPT-500 hydromechanical transmission. The suspension system includes torsion bars, and on each side there are six dual rubber-tyred roadwheels with the drive sprocket at the front and the idler at the rear. There are two track-return rollers that support the inside of the track only and one double roller. Hydraulic shock-absorbers are fitted to the first, second, third and sixth roadwheel stations. The Bradley BPC can run at a maximum speeed of 60 km/h with a range of 400 km.
Accessories
A common C4I Mission Equipment Package is integrated within the BCP providing a networked system which hosts the Battle Command Software, Digital Communication, Tactical Radios for Line of Sight, and Broadband Beyond of Line of Sight capability – while on the move. NetCentric Operations–Approved and fielded C2 and C4ISR technologies supporting NET-Centric Operations on the move and at the halt with enhanced network connectivity consisting of Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) voice, video and data over classified and sensitive but unclassified networks. Integration of ABCS software applications, servers, and tactical operation center functions providing commanders and staff the ability to plan, execute and conduct operations at the halt or on the move. Capability to integrate current and future communications leveraging secure wireless LANS, software defined radios, and the NetCentric Waveform providing increased interoperability with JNN, WIN-T, FCS and JTRS networks.
 
Specifications
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Armament
Remote controlled weapon station armed with weapons up to 12,7 mm in calibre.
Country user
Prototype
Designer Country
United States
Accessories
Computer battle command system, digital communication, tactical radio set
Personnel
6
Armor
Enhanced armor protection
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Weight
29,129 kg
Speed
60 km/h maximum speed on road
Range
400 km
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Dimensions
Lenght, 6.95 m; Width, 3.32 m; Height, 2.84 m
 
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Bradley BCP Command Post tracked armoured vehicle data sheet specifications information description intelligence identification pictures photos images US Army United States American defence industry military technology
Bradley BCP Command Post tracked armoured vehicle data sheet specifications information description intelligence identification pictures photos images US Army United States American defence industry military technology

 

 

 
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