BTR-3

Armored personnel carrier
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Armored personnel carrier

The BTR-3 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) is intended to transport mechanized infantry units and

to provide fire support in combat operations. It can be used as a basic vehicle for equipping quick-reaction forces and marine units

The APC can operate day-and-night, under various climatic conditions, on hard-surface roads, off-road, and in the NBC environment

 

3M2 — 120-mm self propelled mortar

3S — armored medical vehicle

3BR — repair and recovery vehicle

3DA — armored personnel carrier

 

• Crew is accommodated in the airtight and waterproof cabin which protects them against nuclear radiation, chemical, and biological effects

• Design of the armored hull and chassis provides high-level protection against explosions

• 8 firing ports for troops

Airtight and waterproof armored hulls are the basis of the vehicle structure. The hull is made of armor steel and is reinforced with Kevlar from inside. The hull protects against 7.62 mm bullets and can be improved up to the level resisting to 12.7 mm bullets

Crew
3
Height
2,8 m
Width
2,9 m
Length
7,65 m
Weight
16 t
Troopers
6