BMD-4М is equipped with an information and control system that monitors the status of components and assemblies. There are also modern means of communication and satellite navigation.
The engine is able to develop power to 500 HP. As a result, an armored vehicle weighing in 13,5 t accelerates to 70 km / h by land and 10 km / h by water. Power reserve - 500 km.
Given the specificity of the application, booking is bulletproof, but if necessary it can be enhanced with additional protection.
BMD is, in fact, the basis for the creation on its base of a large number of combat and auxiliary machines. Thanks to military exercises and parades, we are well acquainted with the armored personnel carrier BTR - MDM "Shell". For units of radiation, chemical and biological protection, a special РХМ-5М was created.
It is expected that very soon go into service 125-mm self-propelled gun 2S25M "Octopus-SDM1" after him will 120-mm 2S42 "Lotus", a rocket antitank "Cornet-D1" control machine artillery created on "Testament -D.
Already in the twenties, the Airborne Forces would receive the anti-aircraft Birdhouse, the Pervoput combat reconnaissance vehicle, and the Affect-M tow truck. In total, the family will consist of more than ten samples.