The machine is a new generation of BMPT-72: secrecy lifted

"Highlight" Russia Arms EXPO-2013 "was premiered tank support combat vehicle BMPT-72. This version takes into account the experience of creating and using the first version of BMPT. The result is a new car with high performance characteristics. BMPT-72 weighs 44 tons . Armament: two twin-caliber automatic cannon 2A42 gun with 850 rounds. There is also a coaxial machine gun PKTM, equipped with an automatic reloading. His ammunition 2,100 rounds of ammunition. 

In the two (as opposed to the earlier version protected) launchers placed 4 anti-tank guided missiles. It can attack the enemy at a distance of six kilometers. A modern complex of multi-shot gunner equipped with thermal imaging, which allows at night to detect enemy tanks at a distance of three and a half kilometers.

"Highlight" Russia Arms EXPO-2013 "was premiered tank support combat vehicle BMPT-72. This version takes into account the experience of creating and using the first version of BMPT. The result is a new car with high performance characteristics. BMPT-72 weighs 44 tons . Armament: two twin-caliber automatic cannon 2A42 gun with 850 rounds. There is also a coaxial machine gun PKTM, equipped with an automatic reloading. His ammunition 2,100 rounds of ammunition. 

In the two (as opposed to the earlier version protected) launchers placed 4 anti-tank guided missiles. It can attack the enemy at a distance of six kilometers. A modern complex of multi-shot gunner equipped with thermal imaging, which allows at night to detect enemy tanks at a distance of three and a half kilometers.

Commander’s panoramic sight allows him osuschevlyat round view and, unlike the first generation BMPT also equipped with thermal imager, significantly increases the opportunities for the commander to fight with the goals of the night and in poor visibility conditions. To enhance the security of BMPT equipped with modular dynamic protection, which allows most of the available fend off threats and protivokumulyativnymi latticed screens. Inside BMPT strengthened by special ballistic shields. All this, as well as modern fire-fighting equipment, dramatically increases the survival rate of the machine and its crew on the battlefield.

If we talk about mobility, then BMPT-72, depending on the wishes of the customer, optional engine power 840 hp or 1000 Maximum road speed — up to 60 km / h The machine can cross water obstacles up to 5 meters deep. Range of up to 700 km. The machine has an auxiliary diesel generator. Yet it is equipped with the latest communication. As stated by the manufacturer, the modernization of the old T-72 tanks in the BMPT-72 can be carried out at the customer. Military experts who met in Nizhny Tagil with this development, predicting her success on the international arms markets.

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