Ukraine to unveil upgraded version of its BTR-3E1 8x8 armoured personnel carrier at KADEX 2014 27051

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KADEX 2014
Official Online Show Daily News
International exhibition of weapons systems
and military equipment

22 - 25 May 2014
Astana, Kazakhstan
 
Upgraded version of BTR-3E1 at KADEX 2014
 
 
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 04:51 PM
 
Ukraine to unveil upgraded version of its BTR-3E1 8x8 armoured personnel carrier at KADEX 2014.
An upgraded version of BTR-3E1 Armored Personnel Carrier was presented at KADEX-2014 Exhibition in Kazakhstan. It was informed by Sergii Tuzov, Chief of Marketing Division of Kyiv Armored Plant, being incorporated with Ukroboronprom State Concern.
     
An upgraded version of BTR-3E1 Armored Personnel Carrier was presented at KADEX-2014 Exhibition in Kazakhstan. It was informed by Sergii Tuzov, Chief of Marketing Division of Kyiv Armored Plant, being incorporated with Ukroboronprom State Concern.
Scale model of Ukrainian BTR-3E1 at KADEX 2014, International exhibition of weapons systems and military equipment in Astana, Kazakhstan.
     

In the comparison with the previous version it has a number of changes: German Engine Mercedes with American automatic transmission Allison.

The BTR-3E1 is a 8x8 wheeled combat vehicle designed to carry infantry troops, arms and supplies on the battlefield while providing fire support from a turret mounted gun.

Also a new unmanned turret weapon station BM-3M Shturm is mounted on this version of vehicle. Shturm is driven by vehicle’s commander and operator by using TV fire control channel. This contributes to increase fire efficiency and the safety of vehicle’s crew.

The BM-3 Shturm turret is armed with a ZTM-1 30 mm automatic gun which can be remotely operated to provide increased solider protection in hostile environments. A 7.62 mm machine gune is mounted at the left side of the main armament.

Anti-tank missile launcher "Barrier" are mounted at the right side of th turret and a 30 mm automatic grenade launcher AGS-17 is mounted at the left side. The Shturm turret is equipped with a fire control system with SVU-500 weapon stabilizer and on track sighting system with TV screen day/night and integrated laser range finder.

“In such a complexion Foreign Customers have already received about 205 units of vehicles. In Kazakhstan vehicle has been presented for the first time,” Sergii Tuzov noted.

 

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