Russia presents for the first time in Africa several new products as BMPT modernized T-72M1 2109125

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AAD 2012
Africa Aerospace & Defence
Exhibition
19 - 23 September 2012
Pretoria, South Africa
 
Russian BMPT and modernized T-72M1 at AAD 2012
 
 
Friday, September 21, 2012, 11:49 PM
 
Russia presents for the first time in Africa several new products as BMPT and modernized T-72M1.
Russia presents several full-scale weapon systems together for the first time at the international arms exhibition Africa Aerospace and Defence 2012 (19-23 September 2012, the Republic of South Africa). The BMPT tank support combat vehicle and the upgraded T-72 main battle tank are the main products shown at the Africa Aerospace and Defence Exhibition.
     
Russia presents several full-scale weapon systems together for the first time at the international arms exhibition Africa Aerospace and Defence 2012 (19-23 September 2012, the Republic of South Africa). The BMPT tank support combat vehicle and the upgraded T-72 main battle tank are the main products shown at the Africa Aerospace and Defence Exhibition.
The Russian-made BMPT Terminator Tank Support Combat Vehicle at AAD 2012
     

The BMPT tank support combat vehicle features a combination of powerful weapons with heavy armour which allows it both to support tanks, in particular to defeat antitank missile systems and their crews, and to operate autonomously, for instance to reinforce infantry units, protect troop columns and installations, and suppress terrorist groups.

The BMPT armament includes two 30-mm 2A42 automatic guns, two Ataka-T supersonic antitank missile launchers, two AG-17D automatic grenade launchers, and one 7.62-mm machine gun. The BMPT fire control system includes a multichannel sight and a panoramic low-level light television sight enabling the crew to detect and identify small-size targets at a long range by day and night in adverse weather conditions.

     
Modernization of Russian main battle tank T-72M1 has significantly improved its combat characteristics: fire power, protection, mobility and command controllability, thus improving the most mass domestic tanks up to the military-technical level of best foreign models.
Modernized version of the standard Russian-made main battle tank T-72M1 at AAD 2012
     
Modernization of Russian main battle tank T-72M1 has significantly improved its combat characteristics: fire power, protection, mobility and command controllability, thus improving the most mass domestic tanks up to the military-technical level of best foreign models.

The modernized T-72 fire power is considerably improved by the use of 125-mm smoothbore gun 2A46M with enhance accuracy and grouping of fire. The hatch of the commander is equipped with a new independent enclosed antiaircraft machine gun mount with remote electromechanical power elevation for the commander to fire not leaving the tank. Guided weapon system for the gunner and commander to fire guided missile at the range of 5000 m from a halt and on the move in the daytime and at night.

Modernized explosive reactive armour "Relikt" with increased coverage of the turret and hull fronts was applied. The tank is additionally equipped with the electromagnetic protection system against anti-tank mines with magnetic fuzes and multispectral screening system to protect the tank against anti-tank systems with semiautomatic guidance systems.
 

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