Support combat vehicle developed by Russian engineers tanks Terminator 3 will be able to fight the “deadliest weapons USA "- unmanned aerial vehicles, writes The National Interest with reference to American experts.
According to the magazine, the BMPT-72 of the third generation will be able to fight against air and ground targets, while destroying "the living and inanimate force of the enemy." The new version will be equipped with surface-to-air munitions with "variable trajectory and detonation during flight." This will allow shooting down reconnaissance and combat Drones, emphasizes the author.
At the same time, according to him, this innovation raises a number of questions. For example, such: where to place ground-to-air ammunition if 9 different weapons systems are already installed on the vehicle; where to place the radar station? After all, if there is no radar, then the fight against drones will be effective only within the line of sight, the newspaper notes.
According to experts, “Terminator-3” is a “well-armored vehicle” that can effectively fight in urban environments, destroying enemy personnel and lightly armored targets. At the same time, the new BMPT-72 will become more resilient on the battlefield, however, it will require high maintenance costs.
Earlier, Rostec reported that the designers of Uralvagonzavod are shaping the look of a new generation of Terminator combat vehicles who can work on all types of targets.
American experts have evaluated the new development of the Russian Federation - "Terminator-3"
- Photos used:
- ru.wikipedia.org / Vitaliy Kuzmin