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BTR-80 ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIER

  • BTR-80 ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIER
  • BTR-80 ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIER
  • BTR-80 ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIER
  • BTR-80 ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIER
  • BTR-80 ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIER

The BTR-80 is a wheeled amphibious combat vehicle designed to carry infantry and marines to the battlefield, support them with fire and enable them to fire from inside the vehicle. The armoured personnel carrier mounts a turreted 14.5-mm KPVT machinegun and a coaxial 7.62-mm PKTM machinegun, with their laying angles ranging from -4 deg. to +60 deg. in elevation and 360 deg. in azimuth. The vehicle is fitted with a smoke grenade discharger system, communications gear, a WMD protection system, fire-suppressant equipment, bilge pumps and a habitability system.

The BTR-80’s strengths include the 260-hp 7403 diesel powerplant commonised with that of a most widespread military and commercial truck.

The BTR-80 uses the KI-80 or KI-126 bullet-resistant tyres enabling it to keep on moving after one or two wheeled have been rendered inefficient. Dismounting, including that on the move, has been made much easier through introduction of larger clamshell side doors, whose lower segments are used as footboards. The field of fire of the infantry squad’s small arms has been expanded much, based on the lessons learnt from the APC’s tactical use in the mountainous terrain of Afghanistan.

The vehicle mounts the BPU-1 machinegun turret with the 60-deg. elevation angle and advanced 1PZ-2 optical sight that allows antiaircraft fire. To deploy smokescreens, the APC has been furnished with the 902V system comprising six smoke dischargers mounted on the rear outer wall of the turret.

Earlier-series BTR-80s carried R-123 radios that were replaced later with more advanced R-163-50U.

  

CHARACTERISTICS

  

Total weight, kg
13600
Crew
2+8
Overall dimensions, mm:
length
7700
width
2900
height
2410
Ground clearance
475
Wheel track
2410
Minimum turning radius (front outer wheel), m
13
Tactical diameter on water at 6-7 km/h, m
20
Maximum road speed, km/h
80
Maximum speed afloat, at least, km/h
9
Road endurance, km
600
Endurance afloat at 1,800-2,200 rpm, h
12
Obstacles:
climbing angle, deg.
30
side slope angle, egressing wet gap, deg.
25
ditch width, m
up to 2
Wet gaps:
ingress angle, deg.
15
egress, deg.
25
wave height, not more than, m:
on snorkel
0,75
w/o snorkel
0,5
Engine's type 7403 turbocharged diesel
7403 turbocharged diesel
Power, kW/hp 191 (260)
191 (260)
Armament:
machinegun, calibre, KPVT, mm
14,5
machinegun, calibre, PKTM, mm 
7,62
Ammunition, rd:
for KPVT
500
for PKTM
2000
Laying angles, deg.:
elevation
-4…+60
traverse
360
Aiming range, m:
From KPVT machinegun
on ground targets
2000
for aerial targets
1000
From PKTM machinegun
1500
Observation devices:
Mark
TNPO-115
Type
periscopic, prismatic
Quantity, pcs.
12
Mark
TNP-165A
Type
periscopic, prismatic
Quantity, pcs.
2
Driver’s night observation device:
Mark
TVNE-4B
Type
binocular, periscopic, active-passive

Quantity, pcs.

1


Combined commander observation device:
Mark
TVNE-4B
Type
combined (day and night) binocular, periscopic, backlight
Quantity, pcs.
1
Communications gear:
VHF/UHF radio transceiver
R-163-50U
VHF/UHF radio receiver
R-163-50UP
Intercom for 5 subscribers
R-174
Transmission:
mechanical
Gear box
5 speed
Transfer case
two stage
Chassis:
Tires
pneumatic, tubeless
Mark of tires
KI-80
The tires size
13.00-18"
Working brakes system, type
closed, drum on all wheels
Electrical equipment:
Batteries:
Type
starter, lead acid
Mark
12ST-85R1 or 6ST-190TR
Capacity, Ah
170(85x2) or 190
Generator:
Number x mark
2 x G290V
Power, kW
6.0 (3.0 х 2)
Voltage, V
28
WMD protection system
Type
collective
Overpressure device
centrifugal with inertial
Absorbing-type filter, mark
particle separation
Dose rate meter, mark
FPT-200B
Chemical agent detector kit
IMD-21B
Decontamination kit
TDP
Fire-suppressant system and equipment:

Fire-suppressant system, type

Manual fire extinguisher, number x mark


automatic dual-pulse


2 x OU-2
Camouflaging equipment
Сomposition
902V six-round smoke discharger
Optional equipment
Сomposition:
ejection drainage system, water-pumping electric pump; winch for self-extraction with