CHAPTER 3: Weapons and Equipment


Section II: Infantry Vehicles

IFV

BMP-1P IFV

BMP-2 IFV

BMP-3 IFV

Main Armament (caliber, model)

73-mm 2A38 gun

30-mm 2A42 gun

100-mm 2A70

ammunition type

HEAT-FS, HE-Frag

HEI, HET, APT

HE-Frag, HE

range, effective (m)

800

1500 lt armor, 3000 air, 2500 ground

4000 HE-Frag

rate of fire (rpm) sustained/maximum

10

300/500

10/15

stabilized  

yes

yes

elevation/traverse (degrees)  

-5 to 75/360

-5 to 60/360

basic load

40

500

40

Secondary Armament

AT-4a/5a ATGM

AT-4a/5a ATGM

AT-10 ATGM

range, effective (m)

2000/4000

2000/4000

5000

rate of fire, cyclic/practical (rpm)      
penetration (mm @ m range)

600/650

600/650

660

basic load

5

5

8

Auxiliary Armament

7.62-mm PKT MG

 

30-mm 2A72 gun

range, effective (m)      
ammunition type    

APT, HE, HET

rate of fire, cyclic/practical (rpm)      
penetration (mm)      
basic load

2000

 

500

Auxiliary Armament      
model  

7.62-mm PKT MG

3 x 7.62-mm PKT MG

rate of fire, cyclic/practical (rpm)      
penetration (mm @ m range)      
basic load  

2000

 
vehicle characteristics    

3 x 2000

night sights      
commander

IR

IR

IR

gunner

II

IR/II

IR/II

driver

IR

IR/II

IR/II

speed, road/off-road (kph)

65/45/8

65/50/7

70/50/10

range, road/off-road (km)

600/570

600

600

trench crossing (width x height m)

2.5x0.8

2.5x0.77

2.5x0.8

grade x side slope (degrees)

31x17

31x17

31x17

ground clearance (mm)

390

420

190 to 510

fording (m)

swim

swim

swim

armor, hull/turret (mm)

19/23

19/23

 
weight (mt)

14

14.3

18.7

dimensions (LxWxH m)

6.735x2.94x2.068

6.86x3.13x2.45

7.2x3.2x2.6

crew

3 + 8

3 + 7

3 + 7

Night Firing Sights

Image Intensifier range 1200 m.

Image Intensifier range 1200 m. May be fitted w/Athos Thermal (8-12) & SANOET-1 thermal gunner sight with a range of 2600 m

Image Intensifier range 1200 m. Thermal sight 2600 m.

 

IFV

BMD-2

BMD-3

BRM

Main Armament (caliber, model)

30-mm 2A42 gun

30-mm 2A42 gun

73-mm 2A38 gun

ammunition type

AP-T,Frag-T,HEI

AP-T,Frag-T,HEI

HEAT-FS, FE-Frag

range, effective (m)

1500 lt armor, 2000 air, 4000 soft-skin

2000 AP, 4000 HE

800

rate of fire (rpm) sustained/maximum

240/600

240/600

10

stabilized      
elevation/traverse (degrees)

-5 to 56/360

-5 to 75/360

-4 to 30/360

basic load

300

500

20

Secondary Armament

AT-4/-5 ATGM

AT-4a/5a ATGM

7.62-mm PKT MG

range, effective (m)

2000/4000

2000/4000

1000

rate of fire, cyclic/practical (rpm)    

650/250

penetration (mm @ m range)

600/650

600/650

8 @ 500 m

basic load

4

4

2000

Auxiliary Armament  

30-mm AG-17 grenade launcher

 
range, effective (m)      
ammunition type      
rate of fire, cyclic/practical (rpm)      
penetration (mm)      
basic load  

290

 
Auxiliary Armament      
model

2x7.62-mm PKT MG

7.62-mm PKT MG

 
rate of fire, cyclic/practical (rpm)      
penetration (mm @ m range)      
basic load

2x2940

2000

 
vehicle characteristics      
night sights  

active IR

II

commander      
gunner      
driver      
speed, road/off-road (kph)

60/35/10

70/45/10

70/?/10

range, road/off-road (km)

500/350

500

500

trench crossing (width x height m)  

1.5x0.8

2.2x0.8

grade x side slope (degrees)

30

35x25

 
ground clearance (mm)

100 to 450

 

425

fording (m)

swim

 

swim

armor, hull/turret (mm)  

16

10

weight (mt)

8

12.9

12.5

dimensions (LxWxH m)

5.4x2.63x1.615

6.1x3.134x2.25

6.75x2.97x1.98

crew

2 + 5

2 + 5

6

Night Firing Sights

     

 

APC

BTR-60PB APC

BTR-70 APC

BTR-80 APC

BTR-80A APC

Main Armament (caliber, model)

14.5-mm KPVT MG

14.5-mm KPVT MG

14.5-mm KPVT MG

30-mm 2A72 gun

range, effective (m)

2000 ground, 1400 air

2000 ground, 1400 air

2000 ground, 1400 air

2000 APT, 4000 HEI, 800 night

rate of fire (rpm) sustained/maximum

80/600

80/600

80/600

 
elevation/traverse (degrees)

-5 to 30/360

-5 to 30/360

-5 to 30/360

 
basic load

500

500

500

 
Secondary Armament

7.62-mm PKT MG

7.62-mm PKT MG

7.62-mm PKT MG

7.62-mm PKT MG

range, effective (m)

1000

1000

1000

1000

rate of fire, cyclic/practical (rpm)

650/250

650/250

650/250

650/250

penetration (mm @ m range)

8 @ 500 m

8 @ 500 m

8 @ 500 m

8 @ 500 m

basic load

2000

2000

2000

2000

vehicle characteristics        
night sights        
commander

IR

IR

IR

IR

gunner        
driver

IR

IR

IR

IR

speed, road/off-road (kph)

80/?/10

80/45/10

90/60/10

90/45/10

range, road/off-road (km)

500

450

800

800

trench crossing (width x height m)

2x0.4

2x0.8

2x0.5

2x0.5

grade x side slope (degrees)

31x22

31x17

31x14

17x14

ground clearance (mm)

470

475

435

475

fording (m)

swim

swim

swim

swim

armor, hull/turret (mm)  

10/7

   
weight (mt)

10

11.5

13.6

13

dimensions (LxWxH m)

7.5x2.8x2.23

7.85x2.8x2.45

7.62x2.9x2.35

 
crew

3 + 7

2 + 8

3 + 7

2 + 8

Remarks        

 

APC

BTR-D APC

BRDM-2 recon.

MTLB

Main Armament (caliber, model)

2x7.62 PKT MG

14.5-mm KPVT MG

7.62 PKT MG

range, effective (m)

1000

2000 ground, 1400 air

1000

rate of fire (rpm) sustained/maximum

250/650

80/600

250/650

elevation/traverse (degrees)  

-5 to 30/360

 
basic load

2x2000

500

 
Secondary Armament  

7.62-mm PKT MG

 
range, effective (m)  

1000

 
rate of fire, cyclic/practical (rpm)  

650/250

 
penetration (mm @ m range)  

8 @ 500 m

 
basic load  

2000

 
vehicle characteristics      
night sights      
commander  

IR

IR

gunner      
driver  

IR

IR

speed, road/off-road (kph)

60/35/10

100/?/7

60/32/6

range, road/off-road (km)

500/350

750

 
trench crossing (width x height m)  

1.25x0.4

2.7

grade x side slope (degrees)  

31x25

 
ground clearance (mm)  

430

415

fording (m)  

swim

 
armor, hull/turret (mm)    

7/7

weight (mt)

8

7

11

dimensions (LxWxH m)

5.883x2.63x1.67

5.75x2.262x2.31

6.45x2.85x1.87

crew

3 + 10

4

2 + 11

Remarks

Airborne Assault. Can have AGS-17 grenade launcher. BTR-RD has 5 AT-4 ATGMs, dismountable to 2 tripods.

   

Any changes from the 1998 OPFOR Battle Book are depicted in GREEN printing.  Last updated on 13 April, 1999
For any comments, additions, deletions, or modifications for this Battle Book contact
LTC Bill Bryan.

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