Monday, August 31, 2009
BPM-97 with new turrets
- This is a presentation of Russian 'Muromteplovoz's BPM-97 (KAMAZ-43269) armored vehicle with two different turrets for an Arabic delegation. These are 30 mm 2A42 cannon/30 mm AGS-17/7.62 mm PKT and 12.7 mm 'Kord' turrets. BPM-97 – is a new light armored vehicle on the Russian Army, FSB and internal service. It has all around protection against 12,7 mm. However, it's landmine protection is relatively limited comparing to American MRAPs or the Russian SPM-3 vehicle of MRAP class.