Russia to deliver 37 BMP-3F amphibious armoured infantry fighting vehicles to Indonesia 2701143
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|Monday, January 27, 2014 11:04 AM|
|Russia to deliver 37 BMP-3F amphibious armoured infantry fighting vehicles to Indonesia.|
Russia will deliver 37 Russian-made amphibious armoured infantry fighting vehicles BMP-3F to the Indonesian armed forces. With this new vehicles, Indonesia has now a total of 54 vehicles in service with the Indonesian Navy Marine Corps.
Russian-made BMP-3F amphibious armoured infantry fighting vehicle from the the Indonesian Navy Marine Corps.
The Russian arms export agency Rosoboronexport will provide the Indonesian defense department with 37 BMP-3F armoured infantry fighting vehicles. " The official ceremony for the delivery will be held on the polygon of Karang Tekok, a military base of the Indonesian Navy Marine Corps. The ceremony will be attended by the Indonesian Minister of Defense Purnomo Yusgiantoro ," said the official source.
The BMP-3F is designed and manufactured by the Russian Defense Company Kurganmashzavod JSC. Like the standard BMP-3 IFV, this variant is fully amphibious and is propelled through the water at a maximum speed of up to 10 km/h by two water jets located on either side at the rear of the hull.