New BMP-3 IFV with 57mm gun presented in desert pattern at Army 2016 00709166

 
 
Army Recognition
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Army 2016
International military and technical forum

6 - 11 September 2016
Moscow, Russia
 
Press Release Army 2016
 
 
New BMP-3 IFV with 57mm gun presented in desert pattern at Army 2016
One year after having been unveiled during Russian Arms Expo 2015 by the Russian company Tractor plants Concern, this boosted variant of the well-known BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicle is today showcased in desert camouflage pattern at Army 2016 defense exhibition.
     
BMP-3 57mm Uralvagonzavod 001New BMP-3 IFV armed with AU-220M 57 mm gun at Army 2016
     
This new version is based on the chassis of BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicle fitted with a new turret armed with a 57mm automatic cannon using gun mount module AU-220M. A 7,62mm coaxial machine gun is mounted to right side of the main armament. A bank of four smoke grenade dischargers is mounted on each side of the turret.

The vehicle is also equipped with latest generation of computerized firing control system to increase the accuracy of the 57mm cannon. It has the capacity to be used against ground and aerial targets as helicopter and drones.

The 57mm gun with the AP round has a penetration capability of 130mm of Steel at a range of 1.000m.

The AU-220M gun mount system is a remotely operated unmanned turret design to be easily integrated onto modern light infantry fighting vehicles.

The hull and turret of the BMP-3 ICV are of all-welded aluminium armour construction providing the crew with protection from small arms fire and shell splinters. The turret is in the centre of the vehicle with the commander seated on the right and the gunner on the left.

The vehicle can carry a total of 12 military personnel including driver, gunner and commander. The troop compartment is at the rear of the hull with entry via two doors in the hull rear opening left and right, with the left door having a firing port.

This BMP-3 57mm cannon is motorized with a type UTD-29M 10-cylinder 4-stroke liquid cooled diesel developing 500 hp. The vehicle can run at a maximum road speed of 70 km with a maximum cruising range of 600 km.

 

 

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