In addition to the new equipment that is already in service with the units, another batch of 30 and armored vehicles was delivered to the place of deployment by ships. The equipment is registered and accepted for operation.
New armored personnel carriers will replace outdated BTR-80 and transporters MTLB.
In the summer period of training, gunners and driver-mechanics BTR-82A will hold practical exercises at the Radigino training ground. During the field exit of the Pacific Marines fleet They will be engaged in working out driving new and heavier combat vehicles, as well as improving the skills of firing at targets from a remotely controlled module with a 30-mm gun.
The press service added that earlier the Pacific Fleet’s marines received modern weapons. Tanks T-80BV.
The district recalled that the BTR-82A armored personnel carrier is a deeply modernized version of the BTR-80 and BTR-80A. The machine is superior to its predecessors in fire capabilities, it is equipped with a more powerful engine and anti-shatter protection. Equipped with 5 generation communications equipment, which greatly improved the command controllability. Also on board there is a system of topographic orientation "Throne-1". In addition, in the new armored vehicle improved conditions for the crew and landing force.