Specialists of the 3949 military mission of the Ministry of Defense of Russia stationed at Kurganmashzavod JSC carried out a technical acceptance of the BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles as part of the state defense order,says release.
Under the leadership of the military mission, all the products passed the factory tests and were transferred to the troops in full configuration.
It is reported that “the customer’s representative was handed over the final batch of 9 infantry fighting vehicles BMP-3 as part of a three-year contract.”
At the enterprise, also “loading and installation of sealed-up equipment onto railway platforms took place,” the agency added.
Press service reference: “BMP-3 is intended for transportation of personnel of units, their fire support, destruction of openly located and sheltered manpower, anti-tank weapons, tanks, lightly armored vehicles, as well as low-speed air targets of the enemy.
The combat vehicle is equipped with an 100-mm gun, an 30-mm automatic cannon and a PKT 7,62-mm machine gun. The gunner’s sight with a thermal imaging camera makes it possible to use the BMP-3 in all weather conditions, both day and night. ”