In Ukraine showed a modernized BTR-70

В Украине показали модернизированный БТР-70

The car was called the BTR-70Д (GM)

BTR-70Д (GM) has received new engines from the American Corporation General Motors and combat unit Delta with digital fire control system.

Zhytomyr armored plant, the modernized BTR-70. The car was called the BTR-70Д (GM) and demonstrated for the first time during the exhibition Arms and security in Kiev.

It is reported by Ukroboronprom Tuesday, October 9.

Updated combat vehicle – BTR-70Д (GM) – received new engines from the American Corporation General Motors and combat unit Delta with a 23-mm automatic cannon and a digital fire control system, – stated in the message.

The plant specialists in the modernization of combat vehicles focused on replacement of obsolete Soviet-era engines with a new, more powerful and economical.

Thanks to the new engines GM-6.2 total power BTR-70Д increased to 290 HP, 50 HP more than usual BTR-70. And the maximum speed – 20 km/h more, up to 100 km/h.

It is also noted that the combat module, the Delta is equipped with a modern digital multi-function fire control system with thermal imaging camera, laser rangefinder, gun stabilizer and system of acquisition and tracking purposes.

On the BTR-70Д can be installed combat modules, depending on the desires of the customer.

Earlier in Ukraine the program of modernization of armored personnel carrier BTR-60PB, which was called the BTR-60МК. It uses a new combat module developed by Nikolaev armored plant.

We will remind, Ukraine has experienced a modernized tank T-72АМТ. He is armed with a missile battalion, which penetrate up to 750 mm of armor and can destroy the protected enemy armored vehicles.

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