Of "Malyshev Plant" unfolds the production of new engines for armored vehicles, developed by the State-owned enterprise "Kharkiv engine design bureau." This was announced by Chief Designer Sergei HKBD Alekhine.
According to him, in particular, to establish production 3TD series engines for armored vehicles. Today at the Malyshev plant has produced 60 such engines. "This is a product developed by a year ago, is used in BTR-4 for a foreign customer. Another project — the promotion and modernization of infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers of the Soviet production using 3TD series engines. Similar products have proved successful in upgrading the BMP-2, BTR-50, which was signed promising orders ", — said S.Alehin.
One of the most promising developments is HKBD 6TD 2E, which, according to chief designer, is mounted on the tank "Hold." Modification of the five-cylinder engine is used for the implementation of the modernization of the T-72.
In addition, the state enterprise "Malyshev Plant" vigorously develop the production of auxiliary power units for tanks.