Russia has deliver a new batch of BTR-82A 8x8 armoured personnel carrier to Azerbaijan 12804173

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Russia has deliver a new batch of BTR-82A 8x8 armoured personnel carrier to Azerbaijan.
Russia has deliver a new batch of BTR-82A 8x8 armoured vehice personnel carrier to Azerbaijan. According pictures and video released on Internet by the newspaper website Azer Tag, showing BTR-82A armoured that are disembarked from a transport ship near the city of Baku.
     
Russia has deliver a new batch of BTR-82A 8x8 armoured vehice personnel carrier to Azerbaijan. According pictures and video released on Internet by the newspaper website Azer Tag, showing BTR-82A armoured that are disembarked from a transport ship near the city of Baku.
The delivery of Russian-made BTR-82A 8x8 armoured vehicle personnel carrier in Azerbaijan

     
In april 2016, Russian Vice-Premier, Dmitry Rogozi has announced that Russia will continue arms supplies to Azerbaijan in accordance with previously signed contracts.
 

Over the past 25 years, the level of cooperation between Azerbaijan and Russia has grown significantly, Igor Seleznev, Ph. D., senior research fellow of the Institute of Social and Political Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences, said.

Baku and Moscow are expanding cooperation in the Caspian Sea, including in the military and military-technical field, as well as in the sphere of fighting international terrorism.

A first batch of Russian-made BTR-82A 8x8 armoured personnel carrier were delivered from Russia to Azerbaijan in 2013.

The BTR-82A is an upgraded version of the BTR-80A wheeled armored vehicles. In April 2010, Russian defense industry has started to market the BTR-82 and BTR-82A as a modernization program for existing BTR-80 operators.

The firepower of the BTR-82A is increase by the use of a new unified fighting module with electric drive armed with one 2A72 30mm cannon coupled with a 7.62 mm machine gun. The turret is fully stabilized on the two axes and fitted with new sights. The BTR-82 can fire on the move in day and night operations.
 

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