At IDET 2011 Excalibur Army presents a new 30 mm gun turret to upgrade BMP-1 combat vehicle.
IDET 2011 - Upgrade version of BMP-1 with DVK-30 turret
Thursday, May 12, 2011, 09:31 AM
At IDET 2011, Excalibur Army presents a new 30 mm gun turret to upgrade BMP-1 combat vehicle.
The turret DVK-30 is designed to upgrade tracked and wheeled armoured vehicle as BMP-1, BTR-70, BTR-80, OT-64 and more APC or AIFV. Its equipped with devices which correspond to contemporaneous combat requirements for troops and crew protection, for reliable and accurate gun lying in any weather condition within temperature range for -30° C up to +50° C, day and night, while the vehicle is moving, with possibility to fire from guns which are mounted into a turret within limits of traverse of 360° and elevation from -4° to +58°.
BMP-1 with turret DVK-30 at defence exhibition IDET 2011
The turret DVK-30 is modular, one man turret consist of some components with external mounted weapons. The turret combat compartment accommodates complete electric equipment for laying and control functions of weapons, ammo magazines and a gunner's seat. Weapons and turret lying is done by means of drive units with a manual duplicity. For its high effectiveness, good ballistic protection, modular concept and low weight, turret DVK-30 represents optimum choice for worldwide armed forces.
DVK-30 turret is armed with CZ30 30 mm gun and one PKT 7.62 mm coaxial machine gun
The armament of the DVK-30 turret includes the automatic gun 30 mm CZ30 or 2A42 with coaxial PKT 7.62 mm machine gun. The fire is controlled trough the gunner's control panel. it is possible to integrate the ATGM or AAGM, depending on customer's request. In order to aim the weapons, there is the modernized periscope sight BPK- 2-42 with a swing of the mirror from -6° up to 60°. The sight system is equipped with a night vision device.