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"Kurganets-25": "grenade launcher's dream" with significant advantages

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"Kurganets-25": "grenade launcher's dream" with significant advantages

The Russian army is armed with several types of infantry fighting vehicles inherited from the Soviet Union, as well as armored fighting vehicles for various purposes, created on the basis of these infantry fighting vehicles. The existing types of infantry fighting vehicles are already outdated, and modernization from time to time certainly improves the combat characteristics, but in essence this remains the same Soviet infantry fighting vehicle.


The project of a new universal combat platform that appeared in the 2010s, on the basis of which in the future it was planned to create a whole family of armored vehicles, including infantry fighting vehicles, was received with a bang. The platform demonstrated at the Victory Parade in 2015, called the Kurganets-25, was supposed to replace the existing types of armored vehicles in the troops. It was planned that the modular principle will speed up and reduce the cost of production of equipment based on it, and a single base will greatly simplify the operation in the troops.

At the same time, the Ministry of Defense announced plans to adopt an infantry fighting vehicle, an airborne landing vehicle, a caterpillar armored personnel carrier and an anti-tank self-propelled gun with a 125-mm gun, which were gradually to replace Soviet-style equipment.


Further, in its report for 2017, Kurganmashzavod announced the order of the Ministry of Defense of an experimental batch of infantry fighting vehicles based on the Kurganets-25 platform for testing. Afterwards news about the platform periodically appeared in the media, reporting the continuation of the tests, the alleged appearance of the "Kurgan" in Syria and, finally, plans to complete the state tests. Already in February of this year, it became known that it was necessary to wait for the completion of state testing of the platform in 2022 and not earlier, and serial delivery would begin only after the decision of the Ministry of Defense.

What's wrong with this combat platform, why its tests dragged on for such a long time, because it was originally planned to take the Kurgan into service back in 2017.

Let's look at the available pros and cons of the combat platform, starting from the information we have regarding it.

So, what do we know: Kurganets-25 is a universal tracked platform. The engine-transmission compartment is located in front of the housing on the right. To unload the landing ramp is used with an additional door in it. The mass of the machine is 25-26 tons. There is a dynamic defense and a complex of active protection, ammunition and weapons are isolated. The crew consists of three people + eight landing. The maximum speed is 80 km / h on the highway and 10 km / h on the water. Engine power 800 hp

Of the significant advantages available, the following can be noted: improved protection of the crew and landing, compared to the "Soviet" BMP, consisting of its own armor, dynamic defense and the KAZ "Afganit" on the tower. Dynamic protection is also claimed to increase the BMP's buoyancy. A powerful engine and variable clearance allows you to overcome off-road and develop good speed on paved roads. Good maneuverability of the machine is also noted. The landing compartment with hanging seats and seat belts is comfortable and safe.


Of the minuses, we immediately note the dimensions of the Kurganets-25, significantly exceeding the dimensions of the "Soviet" infantry fighting vehicles. As previously written on the Web, the first BMP samples on the Kurganets platform returned from tests marked "too big a silhouette." The military, testing the platform, supposedly even gave it the name "grenade launcher's dream" (I can’t vouch for reliability, but there are many references). Another disadvantage is too weak armament: in the uninhabited module there is a 30-mm gun with a coaxial 7,62-mm machine gun and four ATGM “Cornet”. Ammunition is only 500 rounds for a gun and 1000 for a machine gun, which is too small for modern combat.

Most likely, the protracted tests are associated with the correction of the identified shortcomings of the combat vehicle and the possible replacement of weapons. Previously, it has been suggested more than once that the 30-mm automatic gun is too weak, especially since combat modules with a 57-mm gun have already been developed in Russia.
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  1. Zementbomber
    Zementbomber April 30 2020 06: 27 New
    +8
    Demonstrated at the 2015 Victory Parade, the platform called "Kurganets-25" was supposed to replace the existing types of armored vehicles in the troops.

    Outright Stupidity. negative Far not all. Even in production. Not to mention "in service". And even if we are talking only about BMP / BMD.
    1. Bad_gr
      Bad_gr April 30 2020 14: 09 New
      12
      Demonstrated at the 2015 Victory Day parade, the platform called "Kurganets-25"
      By the way, a slightly different machine should go to the troops. Pay attention to where the driver is sitting.
      The top photo is in the front car, and on the bottom, as it will be in the troops:



      1. Shurik70
        Shurik70 2 May 2020 01: 52 New
        +2
        And what did you mean "the 30 mm gun is too weak"?
        Still, you need to understand that the TANK, self-propelled guns, infantry fighting vehicles, armored personnel carriers are different vehicles with different tasks. And even each of these machines has different modifications for different tasks. And the troops need everything.
        1. Boratsagdiev
          Boratsagdiev 2 May 2020 14: 13 New
          +2
          It meant that she would not take modern Western "tarantaikas" head on.
          Not always, and the board will strike. The nomenclature of shells is small.
          They hung them well.
      2. Boratsagdiev
        Boratsagdiev 2 May 2020 14: 15 New
        +1
        It was changed so that you could put another module.
        30 mm is not always enough.
        They will add the option with 57 mm, if at all they will not switch to it.
  2. Zementbomber
    Zementbomber April 30 2020 06: 30 New
    14
    Ammunition is only 500 rounds for a gun and 1000 for a machine gun, which is too small for modern combat.

    Хthen is it born-said ?? belay Compare with b / c sovr. BMP And you will see - more than enough.
    1. svp67
      svp67 April 30 2020 06: 45 New
      10
      Quote: Zementbomber
      Compare with b / c sovr. BMP And you will see - more than enough.

      Well, even BMP-2 cartridges for FCT are TWO times more, with smaller sizes
      1. Zementbomber
        Zementbomber April 30 2020 07: 13 New
        -3
        Well, actually - ch. BMP weapons - the same automatic gun ...
        1. Doctor
          Doctor April 30 2020 12: 59 New
          -9
          Well, actually - ch. BMP weapons - the same automatic cannon.

          Who would only explain why she needs her ...
          1. alexmach
            alexmach April 30 2020 14: 56 New
            +9
            Who would only explain why she needs her ...

            To defeat light armored vehicles and manpower of the enemy, is not it?
            1. Doctor
              Doctor 1 May 2020 20: 52 New
              -3
              To defeat light armored vehicles

              There are tanks for this.

              and enemy manpower

              For this, PCT is enough.
              1. alexmach
                alexmach 1 May 2020 23: 37 New
                +3
                There are tanks for this.

                Light BT as a whole is more than tanks, while it itself has serious anti-tank weapons.
                For this, PCT is enough.

                Firing range? Defeat hiding infantry?
      2. Alekseev
        Alekseev April 30 2020 13: 20 New
        +3
        Quote: svp67
        at smaller sizes

        hi
        Yes, size matters. Honestly, I didn’t pay attention before, but it’s not going into any gate. The machine is too healthy. After all, how to strengthen the armor, the projectile has always had and will have an advantage ... Maneuverability and the ability to "snuggle" to the mother-damp earth are of no less importance for the protection of both a soldier and an infantry fighting vehicle, a tank than armor and other means of protection of the BTT. Moreover, it is hardly possible to book such a volume while maintaining an acceptable mass.
        But there is still a sample of a heavy armored infantry fighting vehicle based on Armat. It seems like Kurganets get something, not this, although it looks impressive. request
        Isn’t it easier and better to create a relatively light BMP based on the BMP-3?
        After all, the BMP is not a "shed" like the MRAP armored cars, which are designed to escort convoys in the conditions of anti-guerrilla warfare.
        She will need to use the terrain folds. We’ve gained experience in Syria - they are now teaching our tankers to shoot using an earthen rampart as a shelter. True to this experience for more than 75 years. And the Germans, especially, and ours burned hundreds of enemy tanks, acting because of the reverse slopes of the heights. wink
        1. svp67
          svp67 April 30 2020 14: 37 New
          +4
          hi
          Quote: Alekseev
          Yes, size matters.

          Absolutely agree. And here I am afraid of the repetition of the sad experience with the PT-76, which, due to its geometric dimensions, lost in handling on difficult terrain with the same T-55. I think that there is something too clever
          Quote: Alekseev
          Isn’t it easier and better to create a relatively light BMP based on the BMP-3?

          So it already exists. BMP-3M "Dragoon"




          1. Ryaruav
            Ryaruav April 30 2020 19: 52 New
            +7
            BMP-3 is still the same cardboard box. According to modern realities, protection is weak, and a heavy BMP will not be able to land an enemy under hurricane fire, I think heavy BTR-BMPs are needed even very much to replace tanks in a city, there an airborne landing can be more or less comfortable. It’s not the field and the ligament are almost invulnerable infantry vehicles and the infantry itself as two components of success
            1. Romario_Argo
              Romario_Argo April 30 2020 20: 54 New
              -12
              I think that as soon as the Sun get a Warrior-3 with an exoskeleton, it will not matter which BMP
              because Boron carbide warrior-3 holds a 14,5 mm bullet with kinetics grounded through an exo-frame
              1. Bobik012
                Bobik012 1 May 2020 13: 28 New
                +7
                Did you understand what you wrote? :-) calculate the kinetic energy of 14,5 and figure out where this warrior will fly at a meeting. Well this, if I attended physics at school :-)
                1. root
                  root 1 May 2020 22: 15 New
                  -3
                  He will not fly away anywhere. Those who attended physics at school will speak of momentum. Stupidly, taking the data from the wiki for the cartridge of 14,5 mm and taking the mass of the fighter in the exoskeleton at 150 kg, you can calculate what speed the carcass will receive (here you can agree, having received such an impulse in the arm or leg, you will part with a limb, in the torso under the condition of normal shock distribution through the exoskeleton design can get rid of shock concussion of the whole body, but still live). The total is: 0,064 kg * 1000 m / s = (150 + 0,064) kg * X * m / s, then X = 0,42 m / s. You sit on the ass and only :)))). We don’t have to talk about any flights :)) Here's how to distribute the blow over the whole body, here's the question. And whether the exoskeleton design will extinguish such loads - and the devil knows :))) Here ufof dofiga should be considered more :)))
                  1. Brancodd
                    Brancodd 2 May 2020 01: 03 New
                    0
                    Actually, this is kinetic energy = 32 kN. Those. 3200 kgf. To pieces will fly apart.
                    1. root
                      root 2 May 2020 02: 43 New
                      -3
                      It won’t fly apart :)) I saw a regular bullet hit a youtube on a suspended doll (similar in weight to a human) with a metal endoskeleton from a barrel (bullet weight is less than about 2 times, kin. Energy is about 2,5 times less), the bullet got stuck in endoostov dolls. The skeleton's glands twisted, the doll on the suspension barely moved. And then the armor plate may fall apart or there the mount will collapse, this is understandable. The warrior here, no matter what version it is, doesn’t roll. There really should be a suit from the Heinlein Star Infantry :))). If the 14,5 bullet is not armor-piercing, then a titanium plate of 2-3 cm with stiffeners will withstand the hit. Here, to transfer the received impulse from the bullet to the armor plate to the exoskeleton design and distribute the blow throughout the body is a problem. Shock accelerations seem to be not fatal.
                2. Romario_Argo
                  Romario_Argo 2 May 2020 09: 51 New
                  -3
                  kinetics of a bullet 14,5x114 mm, weight 64 grams = 3200 kg - and what (?)
                  hit with a baseball bat - also has a force of 3200 kg.
                  it all depends on the application practice (!)
                  1. Puper driver
                    Puper driver 6 May 2020 22: 33 New
                    0
                    E = mcc \ 2 = 32000 J. Or a drop from 1 meter of cargo E = mgh .m = E \ gh = 32000 \ 10 * 1 = 3200 Kg = 3.2 Tons. Take it away. A beat with a bat is incorrect.
                    1. Romario_Argo
                      Romario_Argo 7 May 2020 11: 48 New
                      0
                      even if the exoskeleton compensates for some of the energy, then let it blow it down - for that it’s alive
                      and not figs go to the line of fire, from the beginning you need to suppress the firing points
                3. Romario_Argo
                  Romario_Argo 2 May 2020 22: 33 New
                  -1
                  Did you understand what you wrote? :-)

                  I’ll make a note. then you will see for yourself. and you will be silent, but I will remind (!!!)
              2. SASHA OLD
                SASHA OLD 3 May 2020 14: 24 New
                +1
                Quote: Romario_Argo
                because Boron carbide warrior-3 holds a 14,5 mm bullet with kinetics grounded through an exo-frame

                and a pulse of the Westinghouse M-25 plasma phase integrator .. wassat
                1. Romario_Argo
                  Romario_Argo 3 May 2020 15: 53 New
                  0
                  introduced new classes of protection, if not in the know, called Br. 5 and Br. 6
        2. Klingon
          Klingon 1 May 2020 17: 38 New
          -3
          Germans yes, ours - no. our tanks had negative vertical guidance angles of a maximum of -5 ° C for the Germans from -6 to -10 ° so that the Germans could bend the barrel from the return ramps without any special dances with a tambourine
        3. 4thParasinok
          4thParasinok 5 May 2020 23: 08 New
          +1
          Quote: Alekseev
          Isn’t it easier and better to create a relatively light BMP based on the BMP-3?

          It is better to make a new car, including the case, but relying on the BMP-3M "Dragoon". BMP-3 was made using the hull of the PT and there is no need to carry troops. There the engine was a checker and located with a rear at the bottom. For the new BMP, you must first make the transmission, and then build a module for the landing around it, and not vice versa.
        4. ROSS_51
          ROSS_51 10 May 2020 17: 03 New
          0
          Quote: Alekseev
          After all, how to strengthen the armor, the projectile has always had and will have an advantage ... Maneuverability and the ability to "snuggle" to the mother-damp ground are of no less importance for the protection of both a soldier and an infantry fighting vehicle, a tank than armor and other means of protection of the BTT. Moreover, it is hardly possible to book such a volume while maintaining an acceptable mass.

          A shell, yes, but with modern development and the level of saturation in the troops, ATGMs remain the main threat. And you won't be able to "snuggle" any more - getting into even a small-sized target is not a problem now.
    2. Nikolaevich I
      Nikolaevich I April 30 2020 07: 45 New
      29
      Quote: Zementbomber
      Ammunition is only 500 rounds for a gun and 1000 for a machine gun, which is too small for modern combat.

      Hto is it born-said ?? Compare with b / c sovr. BMP And you will see - more than enough.

      And you need more! Roughly like here ....:
      1. Zementbomber
        Zementbomber April 30 2020 07: 50 New
        -4
        Plusanul !! good laughing
        Although b / c - nevertheless "cognition of TsTSO in comparison with a / p". wink
      2. Andrey Usachevhj33z67z2hb
        Andrey Usachevhj33z67z2hb April 30 2020 13: 46 New
        +1
        A good idea. The bigger, the better! laughing wassat
      3. AnderS
        AnderS 1 May 2020 16: 53 New
        +5
        Well, yes, there are either very few or few rounds of ammunition, but no longer carry away laughing
  3. mark1
    mark1 April 30 2020 06: 51 New
    13
    The reserved volume is two times more than the BMP-1 (2), weight too. Security above, it seems, is far from double. The question is - is it possible to achieve the same security (or almost) in the dimensions of the BMP-1 (2) hull (to the BMP-3 extreme) during modernization thereof while maintaining an acceptable weight?
    1. Hagen
      Hagen April 30 2020 07: 05 New
      +8
      Quote: mark1
      The question is - is it possible to achieve the same security (or almost) in the dimensions of the BMP-1 (2) hull (to the BMP-3 extreme) during modernization thereof while maintaining an acceptable weight?

      Most likely, it is possible, but she will not swim anymore. With similar security in BMP-2 dimensions, the weight will increase from 14,7 tons, to a minimum, to 18-20 tons.
      1. mark1
        mark1 April 30 2020 07: 12 New
        0
        This is not what you need. The question is related to the use of technologies and materials similar to those used at Kurganets-25. An increase of more than 1,5-2,5 tons is not welcome.
        1. Hagen
          Hagen April 30 2020 07: 27 New
          23
          Quote: mark1
          This is not what you need.

          I think that when designing Kurganets, the issue of minimizing the silhouette was taken into account. And if you made it the way it is, then obviously the machine does not fit into the smaller dimensions. I don’t think that someone on the site has competencies above the authors of the project in order to edit them.
          1. mark1
            mark1 April 30 2020 07: 34 New
            +4
            I have no doubt that smart people have designed. But you simply did not pay due attention to the comparison of the ratios of volumes and weight - here you can see an almost direct proportion of these parameters with a higher security at Kurganets
            And yet, when designing the Kurganets, the increased volume norms per one paratrooper were taken into account.

            1. Hagen
              Hagen April 30 2020 08: 13 New
              12
              Quote: mark1
              But you simply did not pay enough attention to the comparison of the ratios of volumes and weight - here you can see an almost direct proportion of these parameters with a higher security at the Kurganets

              I already said earlier that otherwise, with a smaller volume, the car will not float, there will not be enough buoyancy margin. And the standards for the landing are increased based on explosive stability. Have you ever tried to put on OZKs in the BMP-1,2 landing squad in winter? laughing , especially with a height of 185 cm ...
              1. mark1
                mark1 April 30 2020 12: 17 New
                -1
                It looks like we are talking each about his own. I’m talking about modernizing the existing park, and you are talking about something else.
                1. Hagen
                  Hagen April 30 2020 17: 38 New
                  0
                  Quote: mark1
                  I’m talking about modernizing the existing park, and you are talking about something else.

                  What are your suggestions for upgrading the BMP-1,2?
            2. Saxahorse
              Saxahorse April 30 2020 21: 23 New
              +2
              Quote: mark1
              That smart people designed I have no doubt whatsoever.

              But I would doubt it. To achieve the level of protection of Abrams or Merkava and even squeeze the landing there, it will definitely turn out to be something trough-like. I believe that from the very beginning an unrealistic task for TTX was set.
          2. infantryman2020
            infantryman2020 April 30 2020 08: 07 New
            18
            In general, the "grenade launcher's dream" meme (in relation to the dimensions of our new generation armored vehicles) is of the same order as another meme - "shoulder straps on the belly" (in relation to the placement of insignia on the field uniform.
            These are cheap pearls of "sofa professionals" and quasi-patriots.
            1. missuris
              missuris April 30 2020 12: 32 New
              0
              but I liked the "shoulder straps on the belly", so at least you could understand what the belly is in front of you)
              1. Nikolaevich I
                Nikolaevich I 1 May 2020 04: 56 New
                +2
                Quote: missuris
                I liked the "shoulder strap", so at least you could understand what the belly is in front of you)

                And why do you not have the Red Army buttonhole? request
                1. missuris
                  missuris 1 May 2020 13: 29 New
                  +4
                  I didn’t find it, and even the epaulette on the belly could be worn on the armor, and the buttonholes and shoulder straps on the shoulders are blocked by hinged equipment.
                  1. Nikolaevich I
                    Nikolaevich I 1 May 2020 16: 11 New
                    +1
                    That don’t worry so .... there are many armies in the world .... there are armies where rank insignia are worn not only on uniform, but also on headdresses (helmets) ...
          3. Hermit21
            Hermit21 April 30 2020 10: 22 New
            +5
            Now a low silhouette is no longer a priority. The requirements for security, survivability and habitability do not allow to make the height of the equipment less
            1. Disant
              Disant 1 May 2020 13: 16 New
              +1
              Are you a designer or a customer to claim priority?
          4. Alekseev
            Alekseev April 30 2020 19: 52 New
            +4
            Quote: Hagen
            I do not think that someone on the site has competencies above the authors of the project

            You see, fools were never allowed to design BTT models, especially since they were planned for acceptance into service. But ... sometimes very successful cars turned out, and another so-so ...
            And not all, even very talented, designers could fulfill the requirements of the technical task. request
            In addition, one should not forget that the main goal of the military-industrial complex is to get an order, to provide profit, and by no means to present the best sample. For that and GBTU, and military acceptance, to control the industry. It's just that sometimes, both in our country and abroad, they impudently push into the armament "not quite that something."
            1. Hagen
              Hagen April 30 2020 21: 56 New
              +1
              Quote: Alekseev
              In addition, do not forget that the main goal of the military-industrial complex is to receive an order, to ensure profit, and not to present the best example.

              Can you substantively prove? Despite the fact that both the customer and the contractor have the same owner.
              1. Alekseev
                Alekseev 1 May 2020 15: 14 New
                0
                If this is news for you, then, in brief, I will cite a number of examples, due to lack of time without detailed explanation. You can ask if you wish.
                Three different MBTs in service with the SA.
                Gun Thunder on BMP-1.
                BTR-60.
                Etc.
                Well, for the fleet and aviation, you can ask sailors and pilots. And, I assure you, not to no avail.
                1. Hagen
                  Hagen 1 May 2020 16: 06 New
                  +1
                  Quote: Alekseev
                  I will give a number of examples, for lack of time without detailed explanation

                  Children's claims for over-awareness. No one in the USSR / RF has ever officially recognized the priority of profit of an individual LLC-PAO over product quality. The quality and conformity of its TK is established as a result of state tests. Lobbying the interests of an individual producer can be carried out as a result of a corrupt conspiracy of this producer with members of the state commission, i.e. criminal offense. Some sailors and pilots cannot possess information about this, and those who can are silent or sitting. Today it is fashionable to refer to some rumors and conjectures, but they do not become the truth from this. Although they are often launched with specific goals, they are not always righteous. So if it’s not difficult, shed light on 2A28, what is so criminal in its history?
        2. alexmach
          alexmach April 30 2020 15: 02 New
          0
          This is not what you need. .... An increase of more than 1,5-2,5 tons is not welcome.

          Soon the fairy tale affects but not soon the thing is done.
      2. Zeev Zeev
        Zeev Zeev April 30 2020 07: 58 New
        +3
        At the same time, mobility will greatly decrease and the same problems will remain with the lack of space and the difficulty of leaving the machine.
        1. Hagen
          Hagen April 30 2020 08: 18 New
          +1
          Quote: Zeev Zeev
          At the same time, mobility will greatly decrease and the same problems will remain with the lack of space and the difficulty of leaving the machine.

          I think that the specific power of the machine will be no less old, and the dimensions of the reclining ramp will give greater freedom during landing and disembarkation.
          1. Zeev Zeev
            Zeev Zeev April 30 2020 11: 37 New
            +2
            I think that without major changes to the body of the ramp you can’t shove it there. And it will not help, the landing itself in the car is disgusting, and it is impossible to change due to lack of space.
            1. Hagen
              Hagen April 30 2020 18: 07 New
              +3
              Quote: Zeev Zeev
              I think that without major changes to the body of the ramp you can’t cram there

              Which car do you want to change? Clarify if not difficult.
              1. Zeev Zeev
                Zeev Zeev April 30 2020 19: 16 New
                +4
                I don’t want to change anything. I am responding to a proposal to upgrade the BMP-2 instead of creating a new car.
                1. mark1
                  mark1 1 May 2020 06: 01 New
                  +1
                  Quote: Zeev Zeev
                  upgrade BMP-2 instead of creating a new car.

                  A small but important clarification is not instead (I tend to consider myself an adequate person) but when modernizing the existing park (100% replacement, as we understand it, will not be tomorrow)
                  1. Zeev Zeev
                    Zeev Zeev 1 May 2020 07: 08 New
                    +2
                    This upgrade will be as if not more expensive than a new car. At the very minimum, you need to abandon buoyancy, put in a new FCS and communication system, attach a dofig of armor, change the engine (to maintain mobility) and modify the suspension (the weight will increase). In this case, again, the design flaws of the BMP will not be resolved in terms of ergonomics and living conditions.
                    1. prodi
                      prodi 1 May 2020 07: 44 New
                      +6
                      Well, yes, how can you solve the habitability problems in such a mousetrap


                      except for the spreading of the central bench along the sides and the reduction of the landing
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                      2. Saxahorse
                        Saxahorse 1 May 2020 20: 14 New
                        0
                        Quote: prodi
                        Well, yes, how can you solve the habitability problems in such a mousetrap

                        Are you inside going to dwell? laughing

                        The task of the landing is to drive 500-1000 meters under fire from all sides and take a position somewhere slightly in the depths of the enemy’s defense.
                      3. prodi
                        prodi 2 May 2020 07: 58 New
                        0
                        Yes, you know, I would really like to make the inevitable marches in more human conditions, and not on the armor. And this need is much, much more than the ability to swim, not to mention armored protection
                      4. Saxahorse
                        Saxahorse 2 May 2020 20: 58 New
                        0
                        The bus will help you! But only if you suddenly stumble upon an enemy, it will immediately become very sad, especially without armor.
                2. mark1
                  mark1 1 May 2020 12: 32 New
                  0
                  This is exactly the Israeli method of modernization. But it’s possible to slightly reduce the landing to 4 transportable and 2 IO crew members. Carriages are placed in a capsule (as in armature) along the longitudinal axis in the middle. The width of the protection increases due to the space between the capsule and the outer sides, the ramp is self-supporting, instead of loopholes the remote control is installed in the stern, of course the remote control module instead of the turret, the function of switching to the crewless mode to accompany the compartment (welcome), the hinged side screens filled with foamed aluminum,
                  1. Zeev Zeev
                    Zeev Zeev 1 May 2020 13: 52 New
                    +2
                    And now we look at the stern of the BMP-2 and think how to make a ramp out of an armored plate with two hatches without violating the integrity of the structure. How will even four fighters sit there, if both the height and width of the fighting compartment become smaller due to the pushing of an armored capsule? And how to shove it there without cutting the case? And what can a group of four soldiers do in battle? Or split the branch in two?
                    I think that the "Israeli method" of modernization will still be better. And several times cheaper than the proposed one, and more convenient for the fighters.
                  2. mark1
                    mark1 1 May 2020 17: 38 New
                    0
                    Quote: Zeev Zeev
                    ramp without violating the integrity of the structure.

                    Why set such a task? Break the integrity ..
                    Quote: Zeev Zeev
                    How will even four fighters sit there, if both the height and width of the fighting compartment become smaller due to the pushing of an armored capsule?

                    But I wrote how (except for the height, the roof will have to be raised like that of the Czechs)
                    Quote: Zeev Zeev
                    And how to shove it there without cutting the case?

                    And do not set unattainable tasks, cut and put at least a roof for at least an ass.
                    Quote: Zeev Zeev
                    And what can a group of four soldiers do in battle?

                    This is the weakest part, but 4 briskly running soldiers are better than 8 burnt carcasses.
                    Quote: Zeev Zeev
                    I think that the "Israeli method" of modernization will still be better. And cheaper at times,

                    Your Israeli method just shreds all the iron + replacing everything inside, so it’s hardly cheaper even for a shekel
                  3. Zeev Zeev
                    Zeev Zeev 1 May 2020 20: 53 New
                    +1
                    Our Israeli method is time-tested. No reduction in the size of the fighting compartment, but a significant increase in protection. "Akhzarit", "Puma", "Nashmakhon", "Namer" ...
                  4. mark1
                    mark1 2 May 2020 05: 05 New
                    +1
                    Who says he is bad. It’s just not our method. Uncle Sam doesn’t pay us on defense, and our TVD is very diverse. Not everywhere your forts will suit our conditions.
                  5. Zeev Zeev
                    Zeev Zeev 2 May 2020 08: 40 New
                    -2
                    Well, again, the same excuses ... "Paying" Uncle Sam has nothing to do with modernization programs, and theater operations are everywhere the same in terms of requirements for protection and ergonomics. Although I’m lying, your soldiers need space in the fighting compartment even more, in winter uniforms they will not turn around much.
                  6. mark1
                    mark1 2 May 2020 09: 30 New
                    +1
                    Quote: Zeev Zeev
                    Uncle Sam's "payoff" has nothing to do with modernization programs,

                    Not connected, but extra money as a result there are ...
                    Quote: Zeev Zeev
                    and TVDs are everywhere the same in terms of protection requirements

                    And here I allow myself to disagree with you.
                    It’s not for nothing that your BTT is not particularly sold out (in comparison)
                    Regarding the internal volume, it is a question of modernizing the Soviet BTT, but it is not made of rubber.
                  7. Zeev Zeev
                    Zeev Zeev 2 May 2020 11: 41 New
                    -1
                    Extra money is never there. And they go for completely different purposes.
                    But our BTTs are not bought, because they are not sold. Although Israeli ideas, like light armored vehicles, are popular.
  • Doctor
    Doctor April 30 2020 12: 38 New
    +1
    Most likely, it is possible, but she will not swim anymore.

    Why would she even swim? When was the last time an infantry fighting vehicle sailed in combat?
    1. alexmach
      alexmach April 30 2020 15: 12 New
      +3
      To overcome water barriers in the European theater.
    2. Zeev Zeev
      Zeev Zeev April 30 2020 19: 38 New
      +3
      In Afghanistan, when crossing rivers, they sailed.
    3. 4thParasinok
      4thParasinok 5 May 2020 23: 30 New
      0
      in Grozny ....
  • Albert1988
    Albert1988 April 30 2020 22: 15 New
    +2
    Quote: mark1
    Security above, it seems, is far from double.

    Let's put aside all these "similar" ones, because the protection of the Kurgan is much higher than that of the old infantry fighting vehicles due to the new armor, new DZ and, most importantly, the KAZ system. Well, and that is not unimportant - there is mine protection.
  • The leader of the Redskins
    The leader of the Redskins April 30 2020 07: 11 New
    +9
    Once at the school we were introduced to BMP3. A disadvantage of her teacher considered the dimensions are large, compared with previous models.
    Today, looking at the comparison picture, I thought that even the "three" is an inch.
    1. Hagen
      Hagen April 30 2020 07: 32 New
      12
      Quote: Leader of the Redskins
      A disadvantage of her teacher considered the dimensions are large, compared with previous models.

      When we studied BMP1,2 and BTR, our teachers somehow carefully avoided the issues of real security of machine bodies. But we already understood that even M-2 for these machines is deadly in almost any projection.
    2. donavi49
      donavi49 April 30 2020 08: 12 New
      14
      All last-generation infantry fighting vehicles are more efficient. The main factor of the defeat is not the grenade launcher, but the ATGM operator, or even the kamikaze UAV / guided bomb. The main factor of defeat during patrolling is the detonation of IEDs.




      Here, under the urgent tasks, everything is done by monsters. In Syria, as a souvenir, I can recall one case of using RPGs precisely according to the technique of recent years - where the TIP group drove out T-1s and BMPs, but they had nothing but RPGs and the Yugoslav Wasp. At the same time, did not drive out. In Mosul, they were used in street battles, but again, the main factor in the IED technique, the shahids and the prepared positions with the bassoons.
      1. bk0010
        bk0010 April 30 2020 12: 36 New
        +5
        These are not huge now, they used to be "tight-fitting" BMPs. Because of the power of the engines, probably (powerful engines were too expensive for such a mass production).
      2. Saxahorse
        Saxahorse April 30 2020 21: 29 New
        +6
        Quote: donavi49
        The main factor of defeat during patrolling is the detonation of IEDs.

        Tricky question. But what the hell, when trying to use patrol BMP? The car is definitely sharpened for military operations in the area of ​​the front line. There are MRAPs by them and patrol!

        The BMP is designed to break through the front line and direct combat operations to the entire depth of defense. Patrolling roads is definitely not something that should be part of the original TTX BMP.
    3. Zeev Zeev
      Zeev Zeev April 30 2020 11: 38 New
      10
      And your teacher did not consider the landing system over the engine to crawl?
      1. The leader of the Redskins
        The leader of the Redskins April 30 2020 16: 37 New
        +6
        Already had the experience of Afghanistan, after which it became clear that it was better to ride on a march on armor, tatge inside.
        1. Zeev Zeev
          Zeev Zeev April 30 2020 19: 19 New
          +4
          When it comes to BMP-1/2 or BTR-60/70/80, then it is better on armor. Soviet armored vehicles for infantry do not at all protect from mine blasting or from the DShK lineup.
      2. The leader of the Redskins
        The leader of the Redskins April 30 2020 17: 40 New
        +2
        Yes ... BMD1 / 2/3 was not considered a disadvantage like?
    4. Bad_gr
      Bad_gr April 30 2020 13: 48 New
      +2
      Quote: Leader of the Redskins
      Once at the school we were introduced to BMP3. A disadvantage of her teacher considered the dimensions are large, compared with previous models.
      Today, looking at the comparison picture, I thought that even the "three" is an inch.

      1. Albert1988
        Albert1988 April 30 2020 22: 17 New
        +3
        Judging by the photo - the size difference is not that big - the thickness of the Kurgan is mainly given by thick side screens with DZ. But what’s important - Kurgan has a much larger internal volume due to the use of an uninhabited module without a turret basket ...
        1. 4thParasinok
          4thParasinok 5 May 2020 23: 37 New
          -1
          Quote: Albert1988
          Judging by the photo - the size difference is not that big - the thickness of the Kurgan is mainly given by thick side screens with DZ
          And the Kurganinets’s building is at least half a meter higher, and the tower is even higher, and the building is even wider, even without screens ...
  • Ross xnumx
    Ross xnumx April 30 2020 07: 20 New
    15
    Interesting article. And the comments in it are entertaining. I tend to agree with the words:
    “Generals always prepare for the last war” ...
    I will explain the course of my thoughts. From childhood, you have been familiar with the basics of Suvorov's Science of Winning, which says:
    “Fight not by number, but by skill”
    On the one hand, the military is right, who dubbed the "Kurganets" a grenade launcher's dream. And, on the other hand, the designers again planned a place for 11 people in the combat vehicle and tried to make it look like a machine with the highest firepower. It is likely that revising combat manuals and developing battle tactics is much more difficult than writing a list of technical requirements. Only in this case one thing to remember:
    “There are no big seven hats from a sheep!”

    The experience of the military operations of WWII, Afghanistan, Syria shows that in life more important is the professionalism of the personnel and their armament. Are military strategists entitled to turn an airborne assault vehicle into a "mass grave of infantry"? Among the users there are probably participants in the hostilities. Remember, the more compact the group, the better the coordination of the actions of its members, and opposition to the enemy often depends on the availability of fire weapons and the support of the same aviation and artillery ...
    Perhaps it’s time to reconsider the options for transporting cannon fodder and to create new units that can fight using drones and using (even !!!) aviation.
    Here is an example for you: compare the crew of the Ka-52, Mi-28N and their firepower and capabilities in comparison with the "Kurgan". Objections and sarcasm are accepted ... BUT !!! Why do we need a deliberately doomed to fail ground equipment? The presence of a "small expensive spool" is more important than heaps of manure. We are not rich enough to produce cheap things.
    I apologize if I could not convey my view on the topic.
    hi
    1. blackice
      blackice April 30 2020 08: 04 New
      17
      I apologize if I could not convey my view on the topic.

      Yes, everything is clear and agrees on something. Air support is now everything.
      But there is also an opinion. BMP is still needed. And in my opinion Kurganets is bigger, but still better than the BMP-1. The military always did not give a damn about the soldier huddled in the "luggage" compartment of the BMP-1. With my height of almost 2 meters, it was very uncomfortable even to get there. I will not even raise the question about protection.
      And again, the military’s favorite theme is to push the cruiser’s firepower into the small-sized vehicles, the troop compartment on the company and armor is thicker, but at a lower cost.
    2. Hagen
      Hagen April 30 2020 08: 05 New
      +8
      Quote: ROSS 42
      what is more important in life is the professionalism of the personnel and their armament.

      It's hard to argue here. In order, in fact, they are driving new equipment and the largest part of the army's command staff through conflicts of all degrees in order to be at the level of at least modern requirements with an estimate for the near future. Obviously, TK is formed on the basis of an analysis of the actions of troops, including in combat conditions. It is not for nothing that Kurganets has grown so much in size. The same cushioned landing seats, mine-resistant contours of the hull in the "2" size framework will hardly fit.
      Quote: ROSS 42
      Are military strategists entitled to turn an airborne assault vehicle into a "mass grave of infantry"?

      I agree. Obviously, therefore, both the power of weapons and the size of the machine itself are growing. Although with weapons and the possibilities of its use, it seems to me, there is also an imbalance. For example, the BMP-3 today has a 100mm low-impulse cannon with the possibility of firing a hinged trajectory with the PDO. In total, as many as 2 artillery batteries are being assembled in the MSR, but there is no specialist artilleryman in the MSR staff, and the artillery training of officers is somewhat "of the wrong profile." As a result, the infantry will not be able to dispose of the power of the available artillery in full. But with the compactness of the group questions. What do you mean by that?
      1. Ross xnumx
        Ross xnumx April 30 2020 08: 21 New
        +2
        Quote: Hagen
        But with the compactness of the group questions. What do you mean by that?

        I am inclined to assume that it is necessary to reduce the composition of the landing. You will not deny that in modern combat the number of foot soldiers no longer plays the role that was assigned 80 years ago? That is what I am inclined to. A few soldiers with guns are unlikely to confront a machine gunner or a sniper ...
        hi
        1. Hagen
          Hagen April 30 2020 08: 31 New
          +8
          Quote: ROSS 42
          I am inclined to assume that it is necessary to reduce the composition of the landing.

          Modern OSh provides one machine per MSO. I think there is no reason to reduce MCO, especially since the amount of communication means gives the commander a good margin of safety. It is unlikely that the country's economic capabilities will allow two machines to be supplied to the MCO. But the soldiers somehow don’t fight us with pistols. In wartime, everyone, including the battalion commander, is armed with AK.
          1. garri-lin
            garri-lin April 30 2020 09: 38 New
            0
            But the idea is sound. A vehicle for 4 paratroopers will be the size of an infantry fighting vehicle 1/2. All a little more. Wired at the level of Kurganets. One machine with 30 mm. The second with a mortar automatic or 57 mm or 82 mm. 57 are in stock LLLS. True, such a pair will be expensive.
            1. Hagen
              Hagen April 30 2020 09: 50 New
              +2
              Quote: garri-lin
              A vehicle for 4 paratroopers will be the size of a 1/2

              Maybe someday we will live to see it. I do not presume to judge how much it will be justified.
              1. garri-lin
                garri-lin April 30 2020 09: 59 New
                +1
                From the point of view of the infantryman’s survival, this will be very, very justifiable. The goal is less, less the chastity of defeat for two reasons. Difficult to get in and easier to hide. And in case of defeat, there is less loss. Still, the SLA would be more advanced, so that the crew is not 3 but 2 people. So that the commander of the machine marks the target and the OMS fulfills without a gunner. Dreams Dreams.
            2. Doctor
              Doctor April 30 2020 12: 58 New
              +4
              But the idea is sound. A vehicle for 4 paratroopers will be the size of an infantry fighting vehicle 1/2.

              Meaningless. First of all, from the point of view of management. No units for 4 people. If one is injured during landing, two others will be required for evacuation. will remain 2. And one in the field is not a warrior.
              A full-fledged squad of 10 people with a commander should sit in the BTR-BMP. Plus 2 crew members: gunner commander and mechvod.
              1. garri-lin
                garri-lin April 30 2020 16: 20 New
                0
                It depends entirely on the command. How many people are there today? How much does it get into Kurgan? Divide in half. For two cars. And so that less than two cars do not drive. Kurgan is really large. And his armor is by no means tank.
              2. Victorio
                Victorio 1 May 2020 12: 15 New
                -1
                Quote: Arzt
                And one in the field is not a warrior.

                ===
                how to say, have something to fight with him
                1. Doctor
                  Doctor 1 May 2020 13: 00 New
                  +2
                  how to say, have something to fight with him

                  All of these BMPs were originally created for only one thing - delivering infantry TOGETHER with tanks to the front edge of the enemy because there the tank is blind and vulnerable.

                  In WWII, we drove on armor, but practice has shown that infantry blows off armor long before the trenches and the tanks are defenseless again.

                  Of course there were exceptions - Private Gromykhalo from the village of Armpits.
                  Here he is one warrior in the field. laughing
              3. Hagen
                Hagen 1 May 2020 16: 29 New
                0
                Quote: Arzt
                Meaningless. First of all, from the point of view of management. No units for 4 people.

                I would not be so categorical. The US Army MPO was divided into 2 sections of 4 soldiers. In the 80s. Now - I will not say.
                1. Doctor
                  Doctor 1 May 2020 18: 44 New
                  0
                  I would not be so categorical. The US Army MPO was divided into 2 sections of 4 soldiers. In the 80s. Now - I will not say.

                  Maybe. But still it’s too bold for one BMP for 4 soldiers. Trite on the march, such a division will stretch immeasurably.
                  The whole problem is that they misunderstand the main tasks of the BMP.
                  And there are only two of them.

                  1. Providing infantry with a protected vehicle;
                  2. Providing fire support for infantry during battle.

                  It is in this sequence of priorities.

                  Therefore, when they put a 100 mm cannon into an armored personnel carrier, they are very surprised, "but we do it for a monster."

                  Need a banal a tracked non-floating armored personnel carrier with 30 mm armor, a heavy machine gun, an automatic grenade launcher, from which you can quickly jump (and not under your wheels) reliable and cheap.

                  In order not to again have to carry infantry from above on armor, or telepath in WWII.

                  I think since the Second World War, our design idea did not come up with anything sensible.

                  It was.



                  After:



                  Even THIS is better, you can even sit in it.

                  1. Saxahorse
                    Saxahorse 1 May 2020 20: 26 New
                    +1
                    Quote: Arzt
                    We need a banal tracked non-floating armored personnel carrier with 30 mm armor, a heavy machine gun, an automatic grenade launcher, from which you can quickly jump out (and not under your wheels) reliable and cheap.

                    About "not floating" at once complete nonsense. Have you seen enough American films? Yes, they all the time in the desert strive to arrange a war. But in Europe and central Russia, you will not pass two kilometers so that you will not meet some river .. "Non-floating" will immediately get up, waiting for sappers with pontoons. But the BMP-1 passes such obstacles without slowing down.

                    Well, I got this childish nonsense about infantry on armor! Above, about the "habitability" BMP read there damn it! He will turn out all the guts inside the box on the march .. That is only why the infantry sits at the top of the BMP. Those going into battle in this way - NO! am
                    1. Doctor
                      Doctor 1 May 2020 21: 26 New
                      -1
                      "Non-floating" will immediately get up, waiting for sappers with pontoons.

                      It is possible and floating. Just do not forget to bring amphibious tanks with you. And not the PT-76, but full-fledged ones.
                      How many floating BMP-1s would have fought on the Dnieper, Vistula and Oder even against the old Panthers and Tigers?
                      1. Saxahorse
                        Saxahorse 2 May 2020 21: 05 New
                        +1
                        Quote: Arzt
                        How many floating BMP-1s would have fought on the Dnieper, Vistula and Oder even against the old Panthers and Tigers?

                        If you recall the regular for BMP-1, ATGM Baby - even the Tigers will not seem enough. But the tanks on the bottom learned to walk. There are not so many rivers with a depth of more than 4-5 meters, the main thing is not to get stuck.
                      2. bk0010
                        bk0010 2 May 2020 21: 44 New
                        0
                        Quote: Arzt
                        How many floating BMP-1s would have fought on the Dnieper, Vistula and Oder even against the old Panthers and Tigers?
                        If used correctly, it would be cut like a nut. I recommend reading "Gadyukinsky Bridge" by Rostislav Marchenko on this matter. There are considered options for the battle of an airborne platoon with an attached machine-gun and grenade launcher compartment against the advancing German infantry regiment with reinforcement. And there is a variant with a victory (remember: platoon against regiment).
                      3. Doctor
                        Doctor 2 May 2020 22: 25 New
                        -1
                        If used correctly, it would be cut like a nut. I recommend reading "Gadyukinsky Bridge" by Rostislav Marchenko on this matter.

                        Read several times, well written.

                        But in fact - if buoyancy is achieved by a small increase in mass, then why not.
                        But given that the BMP should work in conjunction with tanks, but they are not very floating, it can be neglected.
                      4. bk0010
                        bk0010 2 May 2020 22: 32 New
                        +2
                        The mass increase is small, but God forbid the volume grows: look at the same AAV7 - the mass is less than 30 tons, but what a barn!
                2. Koluj
                  Koluj 7 May 2020 09: 29 New
                  0
                  It was someone else who reviewed the movies. In Syria / Libya / CAR, the Russian Federation does not pursue any goals, does not fight, yeah. That BMP crossed the river and what next? How to deliver supplies? How to enter tanks? Can tanks also do floating with such logic?
                  The sense of using floating infantry fighting vehicles was only in the USSR with its breakthrough to the English Channel. I absolutely do not understand where people get such an obsession with floating infantry fighting vehicles, which even DShK / M2 are barely in the forehead (!!!!!!!!) keep, not to mention RPG / ATGM and all kinds of Bushmasters.
              4. Hagen
                Hagen 1 May 2020 20: 55 New
                +2
                Quote: Arzt
                The whole problem is that they misunderstand the main tasks of the BMP.

                Sign up for volunteers at least in the DPR. Sit under real bullets, then you will find out how nice it is to realize that one, preferably two 100 mm howitzers, capable of also launching ATGMs at 6 km range, works in your interests.
                1. Doctor
                  Doctor 2 May 2020 10: 38 New
                  0
                  Sign up for volunteers at least in the DPR. Sit under real bullets, then you will find out how nice it is to realize that one, preferably two 100 mm howitzers, capable of also launching ATGMs at 6 km range, works in your interests.

                  Of course it’s nice when the car on which the howitzer and ATGM are installed works in your interests.
                  But it’s not so nice when you and your department are sitting in the same car.
                  Better in the trench, under the bullets.
        2. Cympak
          Cympak April 30 2020 16: 23 New
          +1
          Not sane at all. This is all from the idea that a motorized rifleman should fight for armor. But in fact, a motorized rifleman must fight "on foot." Then questions with the "dreams of a grenade launcher" will disappear by themselves. All of this stems from the Soviet doctrine of the Cold War era, with an offensive on enemy positions, cleaned up by tactical nuclear strikes, and a massive unprofessional conscript army.
          Modern doctrine requires a highly professional fighter whose value and firepower is not less than the value of a combat vehicle
          1. garri-lin
            garri-lin April 30 2020 16: 28 New
            +2
            The doctrines to attack the enemy’s defenses for armor are no longer sooooo long since honestly and never. To get to the places of haste for salary areas was. But it was not possible to attack the fortified defense. The value of a fighter is growing year by year. In all armies. Just the pace is different.
            1. Hagen
              Hagen 1 May 2020 16: 38 New
              0
              Quote: garri-lin
              But it was not possible to attack the fortified defense.

              Not at all. I remember there was such a form of attack on the front edge in an "armored battle formation" (without dismounting). Everything depended on the degree of suppression of the leading edge by artillery. And given the range of ammunition, today it is possible to treat the "front end" in such a way that even cockroaches cannot survive there. At the same time, observing, from time to time, the tank biathlon, I would say that minimizing the silhouette of the target with an increase in its maneuverability makes a lot of sense for survival in the face of fire resistance in a real field.
              1. chenia
                chenia 1 May 2020 17: 54 New
                +1
                Quote: Hagen
                Everything depended on the degree of suppression of the leading edge by artillery. And given the range of ammunition, today it is possible to treat the "front end" in such a way that even cockroaches cannot survive there.


                All right. It's just that the guys do not know how many carriages of shells flies to the poor GP.
                And if you "beat off with a sonsepek" you can even have a tea party during the attack. laughing
                Although it is desirable to have several fire channels on the BMP (not with machine guns, but with an AH and a machine gun).
                1. Hagen
                  Hagen 1 May 2020 21: 51 New
                  +2
                  Quote: chenia
                  It’s just that the guys don’t know how many carriages of shells flies to the poor GP

                  So that the guys do not suffer - GP is a platoon stronghold, occupies a 300 to 200 meter (6 ha) site on the ground. Suppression (temporary deprivation of a combat unit with a defeat of at least 50% l / s) by artillery of 152 (155) mm will require the consumption of 150 shells per 1 ha, or 600 on GP. Destruction of a platoon in a prepared OP with a defeat of 80% l / s will require significantly more shells. The mass of the box with one shot is 70 kg. Total 42 000 kg or 58,8 cubic meters of shells for 152 mm howitzers. Such is the applied mathematics, if anyone is interested.
                  1. chenia
                    chenia 1 May 2020 22: 10 New
                    0
                    Quote: Hagen
                    150 shells per 1 ha


                    Particleboard information however. And for 122 mm, a third more (suppression). But there is still shooting to destroy (and this is a multiple).
                  2. Hagen
                    Hagen 1 May 2020 22: 23 New
                    0
                    Quote: chenia
                    Chipboard information however

                    No, everything is already in the public domain. Even BusVch.2 freely floats in a network. Here are 1 parts I have not seen laughing until...
                  3. chenia
                    chenia 2 May 2020 08: 55 New
                    +1
                    Quote: Hagen
                    Even BusVch.2 freely floats in a network.


                    Where the world is heading. bully In my time, the number of the regiment was hidden.
          2. garri-lin
            garri-lin 1 May 2020 19: 15 New
            +1
            Attack for what? To occupy and clean up the dispersal of the enemy? Or to break through the lines of defense and maneuver in the rear of the enemy?
        3. Doctor
          Doctor 1 May 2020 19: 15 New
          +1
          The doctrines to attack the enemy’s defenses for armor are no longer sooooo long since honestly and never. To get to the places of haste for salary areas was. But it was not possible to attack the fortified defense. The value of a fighter is growing year by year. In all armies. Just the pace is different.

          No. You still have to step on.
          The infantry needs armor, without it it is naked.
          And she also needs wheels to keep up with the tanks.
          But the tanks need infantry and preferably near, because the tank is blind.

          Nothing has changed, Chechnya has confirmed.
          1. garri-lin
            garri-lin 1 May 2020 19: 21 New
            +1
            The infantry inside the armor is blind and incapable of anything. Infantry is only infantry when it is in a hurry. It moves in the established order among armored vehicles. And first of all, it identifies the key resistance points and anti-tank weapons of the enemy. Infantry guards the tanks. Tanks comb the road infantry. An infantry fighting vehicle is an infantry firing point.
            1. Doctor
              Doctor 1 May 2020 19: 40 New
              0
              The infantry inside the armor is blind and incapable of anything. Infantry is only infantry when it is in a hurry. It moves in the established order among armored vehicles. And first of all, it identifies the key resistance points and anti-tank weapons of the enemy. Infantry guards the tanks. Tanks comb the road infantry. An infantry fighting vehicle is an infantry firing point.

              All right. But you have already described the battle. Moreover, it looks like a fight in the city.
              And the march? And the attack in the open?
              The infantry must not lag behind the tanks, it must be taken after them both on the march and in the attack on the ground to the trenches, where the tank will become vulnerable.
              And to take for armor, otherwise machine gunners will cut it off, this was their main task in the Second World War, and now.

              Article: Terrible. Tanks. How it was.
              “An attempt to capture by an attack from the hospital complex a bridgehead on the eastern bank of the Sunzha River led on January 3 to the loss of two T-72B (M) tanks from the 74th Guards Omsb Brigade, which had entered the city the day before, from artillery and grenade launcher fire. After the infantry was cut off from the tanks, the latter were instantly knocked out at the bridge, replenishing the account of the irretrievable losses of the tank units storming Grozny. Covering the withdrawal of the crews with fire from a machine gun, the wounded tanker, Private A. Ryabokon, died near his combat vehicle (he was posthumously awarded the Order of Courage). "
              1. garri-lin
                garri-lin 1 May 2020 19: 48 New
                +2
                If in open area the enemy machine gunners managed to cut off the infantry from the escorted tanks, then HaNa would give up completely. Do you know why? Because the tanks on the battlefield are just so that those machine guns could not do more than one short line. If this interaction does not work out, then it’s better not to fight. Like the French, for example.
              2. Doctor
                Doctor 1 May 2020 20: 17 New
                +1
                If in open area the enemy machine gunners managed to cut off the infantry from the escorted tanks, then HaNa would give up completely. Do you know why? Because the tanks on the battlefield are just so that those machine guns could not do more than one short line.

                And again you have everything for sure. In battle, a machine gun is one of the main objectives of the tank. But not the main one. The main thing is anti-tank weapons (artillery and ATGMs), enemy tanks and in general everything heavy that infantry can destroy.
                But that's not all. Then the main thing. The infantry was cut off not only because of the tankers (it is not so easy to detect a machine gun from a tank), but also because the infantry did not have normal armor.

                Normal - for protection against small arms up to and including CPVT.
                Z0 mm is enough.
                More is a meaningless arms race.
                And for a machine gunner, a large-caliber machine gun is enough.
                Maximum (if you want to compete with helicopters) automatic gun 23 mm.
                More is a meaningless arms race.

                Bonus - KAZ and AGS.

                That's the whole concept of BMP (and armored personnel carriers too).
              3. garri-lin
                garri-lin 1 May 2020 20: 55 New
                0
                The best armor for infantry is shelters and maneuvers. Sitting in the armor will not work. Plus the main eyes on the infantry battlefield. Even interactions were worked out when the infantry fired on tracers identified targets. And the tank, without any request, stupidly put a couple of RPs there. This is in case of loss of communication. But these are special cases. If the infantry is not dismounted, then it is not needed. BMP changes to BMPT. But such a composition does not hold the position. You can break through and get to the rear, but you can’t keep it. Until the infantry comb through every bush.
        4. chenia
          chenia 1 May 2020 20: 07 New
          0
          Quote: garri-lin
          The infantry inside the armor is blind and incapable of anything.


          If we talk about a war of equal adversaries, then according to the existing control units, a breakthrough of an echeloned defense occurs according to certain rules. And then the target of the attack by the MSR will be preliminarily processed by several wagons of shells and bombs, and the breakthrough of the most saturated defense (first position) and then the first line. should be carried out by the most saturated TBMP and BMPT units (well, this is in addition to tanks, etc.). Further, when the density of defense falls, you can use "light" infantry fighting vehicles or armored personnel carriers.
          This is me that to solve certain problems it is necessary to apply (by the way, as it was) to use specialized (with the appropriate weapons and OSh) units. parts. and even connections.
          In this case, naturally, in most cases, formations should have considerable versatility.
          1. Doctor
            Doctor 1 May 2020 20: 35 New
            +2
            Further, when the density of defense falls, you can use "light" infantry fighting vehicles or armored personnel carriers.

            Yes, not even further, but together. But let the infantry have RELIABLE protection at least from small arms. But not even that!
            Because they are trying to stick a powerful weapon there. And it spoils everything.
            And on the battlefield it also attracts all tank barrels, ATGMs, helicopters, etc.
            And pushes the BMP commander to try to fight the heavyweights, driving the infantry into horror.
            A tank is a tank, and a bus is a bus. Do not confuse them.
          2. chenia
            chenia 1 May 2020 20: 54 New
            0
            Quote: Arzt
            But let the infantry have RELIABLE protection at least from small arms.


            Definitely. "light" infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers, in addition, in the frontal to hold up to 30 mm

            Quote: Arzt
            Because they are trying to stick a powerful weapon there.


            For "universal" BMP 57 mm (if taking into account the reduction of the landing, then the BC will be significant). For most tasks in defense, offensive and different conditions, this is the same.
            For the Airborne Forces of 100 mm, they have a shortage of artillery, and the main task is defense. keep the area until the approach of the main forces. And to occupy an area where there is no layered defense, only sentry guard.

            For combat in various conditions, not only do you need specialized equipment, it is possible to provide for the replacement of a combat module.
            But basically, it will be generalists.
          3. Doctor
            Doctor 1 May 2020 21: 19 New
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            For "universal" BMP 57 mm (if taking into account the reduction of the landing, then the BC will be significant). For most tasks in defense, offensive and different conditions, this is the same.

            This is in theory. But in life everything is easier.
            Guys want protection against grenade launchers. Our designers can not see.

            We have to do so.



            They want the AGS. From Afghanistan to the Donbass. And not only ours but also the enemy.
            But the designers have their own vision of the battle.





            I will modestly keep silent about the concept of airborne landing in general and landing of equipment in particular in the conditions of modern air defense.

            And attempts to use neutered infantry fighting vehicles in the form of BMD in Chechnya led to the largest losses of this armored vehicle. I think the 152 mm gun would not have saved her, she’s a cardboard one.

          4. chenia
            chenia 1 May 2020 21: 32 New
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            Quote: Arzt

            They want the AGS. From Afghanistan to Donbass


            Yes, they generally do not need military, but specialized equipment.

            Quote: Arzt
            I will modestly keep silent about the concept of airborne landing in general and landing of equipment in particular in the conditions of modern air defense.


            Ha! There are cases when (before the first shot) you can take a glade. And there, whose meadow. addition and a picnic. There have been cases. And so.
          5. Doctor
            Doctor 1 May 2020 21: 46 New
            +1
            Yes, they generally do not need military, but specialized equipment.

            Where can I get her, specialized for all occasions. And how much it will cost.

            The need for ACS on BMPs has long been recognized by military theorists.
            For example, "Designing the Future Infantry Fighting Vehicle" by Gregory A. Pickell, Captain of the US Army Reserve.
            Considers various types of weapons BMP.

            "Automatic grenade launcher (AGL). Of all the weapons used for BMPs, the automatic grenade launcher is perhaps the most suitable. It takes up the smallest space of all options, with the exception of the machine gun. At the same time, automatic grenade launchers, the typical representative of which is the automatic grenade launcher. Mk 19 USA, have ammunition capable of striking manpower, lightly armored vehicles, various fortifications and other armored targets with very satisfactory results.One distinctive but important advantage of automatic grenade launchers is their relatively low muzzle velocity; this allows firing at entrenched manpower, protected largely from guns with higher muzzle velocities and more gentle ballistic trajectories.And finally, automatic grenade launchers can deliver a smoke screen more effectively than any other weapon option, which is often underestimated, but an extremely necessary aspect of the task of the infantry. "
          6. chenia
            chenia 1 May 2020 22: 06 New
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            Quote: Arzt
            The need for ACS on BMPs has long been recognized by military theorists.


            Undoubtedly.
            If TBMP, then it is highly desirable to have several fire channels. The main tower is 57 mm. high ballistics. But in the BC have a low-pulse telescopic shot (naturally, the gun is not automatic), shooting up to 2 km. Shot-3 fragmentation grenade, the first remote detonation, the rest of the shock. (almost like an automaton will work).
            The rest of the turrets. or sector embrasures - machine gun and AG-40.
  • garri-lin
    garri-lin 1 May 2020 21: 00 New
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    What prevents the use of TBTR in the first group? In a pair to BMPT. The stronger the resistance, the stronger the armored vehicles should be. But there is a certain distance from which defeat of technology by the enemy becomes very, very likely. The infantry at this point should be in a hurry.
  • chenia
    chenia 1 May 2020 21: 23 New
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    Quote: garri-lin
    What prevents the use of TBTR


    Nothing. But I’m just for not producing entities.

    Quote: garri-lin
    The stronger the resistance, the stronger the armored vehicles should be.


    Of course. In addition, there are times when, fire preparation guarantees the suppression of even pre-occupied defense. And the combined arms commander will decide to make a breakthrough without dismounting (the pace is higher). Then you also need to have equipment capable of being in the same battle line with tanks (and this is a 200 m line of safe removal).
  • garri-lin
    garri-lin 2 May 2020 08: 42 New
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    But you still have to "finish off" the remnants of the enemy's troops. It’s not the logisticians who are engaged in eiim.
  • Hagen
    Hagen 1 May 2020 22: 20 New
    +1
    Quote: garri-lin
    Infantry is only infantry when it is in a hurry. It moves in the established order among armored vehicles.

    To broaden horizons: infantry never moves across the battlefield among armored vehicles. She is supposed to walk on foot behind the line of tanks, and her armored vehicles move using the folds of terrain behind the line of dismounted infantry. So BUSW suggests. For combat in urban conditions, assault groups are created (MSV-MCP reinforced by sappers and tanks), while tanks work in a chain or behind an infantry chain. According to the same BUSV. Of course, a new technique, such as BMPT, may introduce some adjustments. For this, specialists from the General Staff work who analyze combat experience and develop recommendations and instructions.
    1. garri-lin
      garri-lin 2 May 2020 08: 47 New
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      Wrote the same "established order".
  • alexmach
    alexmach April 30 2020 18: 17 New
    +2
    A vehicle for 4 paratroopers will be the size of a 1/2

    There will be no car for 4 paratroopers of this size and with the same level of protection. In the best case, there will be 0.8 of the size of the BMP for 8 paratroopers.
    1. prodi
      prodi April 30 2020 18: 33 New
      +2
      Yes, it would be wonderful if it fit into the dimensions of the M-113
  • chenia
    chenia April 30 2020 11: 18 New
    +1
    Quote: Hagen
    It is unlikely that they will be allowed to give two cars in the MCO


    It is rational and optimal to have 5 infantry fighting vehicles in platoons, where 3 on the MCO + 1 control + 1 gain link.
    Without an increase in l / s platoon firing capabilities will increase (even with a decrease in the number of dismounted).
    And each boss (3 KO.ZKV, and KV) has a car.)
    You can then increase the caliber of the gun to 57 mm.
    1. Albert1988
      Albert1988 April 30 2020 22: 21 New
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      Quote: chenia
      It is rational and optimal to have 5 infantry fighting vehicles in platoons, where 3 on the MCO + 1 control + 1 gain link.

      In this case, you can stay without pants .. in the sense that our economy will not pull so many cars ...
    2. Hagen
      Hagen 1 May 2020 16: 47 New
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      Quote: chenia
      link amplification.

      The "amplification link" has its own technique. It can be a tank, BM ATGM, BMPT or something else from the donated funds. It might make sense to give the car to management. Total for a platoon - 4 infantry fighting vehicles. Why not?
      1. chenia
        chenia 1 May 2020 17: 34 New
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        Quote: Hagen
        The "amplification link" has its own technique.


        No, I'm talking about something else, not about strengthening the MSV.
        With an unchanged number of squadrons and a platoon decrease (4-5 people), there will be fewer fighters in the squad when dismounting (here you also need to exclude mechvods and operators — and if 5 infantry fighting vehicles — as many as 10 people). And the reinforcement link, this is l \ s which is part of the squad, but is included (or rather moves) in the BMP assault squad and BMP-ZKV. When dismounting, they run to their unit.
        1. Hagen
          Hagen 2 May 2020 09: 52 New
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          Quote: chenia
          And the reinforcement link, this is l \ s which is part of the squad, but is included (or rather moves) in the BMP assault squad and BMP-ZKV. When dismounting, they run to their unit.

          But this will definitely be inconvenient. It is easier to form a fire / other group of KV 1-2 reserve of a sniper with an orderly from them. In battle, the ZKV must remain in the car and steer the BM with fire, the KV dismounts and it just does not interfere with a certain "maneuverable group" with special tasks.
          1. chenia
            chenia 2 May 2020 12: 16 New
            +1
            Quote: Hagen
            But it will definitely be uncomfortable


            The chain of separation of the people will not be enough, with a reduced landing.
            So. that part (6-8 people) should be placed in the BMF KV and ZKV.
            Line BMP platoon in the intervals of the front angle back.
            In the management of a nurse, sniper, ZKV in another BMP. And beyond the state, the reinforcement link (or at the expense of the branches) makes no sense. Trend - on the first line there are fewer people, more firearms (robots are already on the way here).
  • Cympak
    Cympak April 30 2020 16: 17 New
    +3
    The truth is that the BMP-3 cannot fire from a closed position. Rather, it can shoot, but it definitely doesn’t. To be able to shoot with a PDO, minimal modifications are needed for very little money ....
    1. Hagen
      Hagen April 30 2020 17: 26 New
      +3
      Quote: Cympak
      Rather, it can shoot, but definitely hit - no

      those. functionality is embedded in iron, but not in brains. This is a disaster.
  • Per se.
    Per se. April 30 2020 09: 01 New
    +1
    Quote: ROSS 42
    The experience of the military operations of WWII, Afghanistan, Syria shows that in life more important is the professionalism of the personnel and their armament.
    I liked your comment very much, Yuri Vasilievich. What I wanted to add. Firstly, speaking about experience, one must understand that the war in Afghanistan is, basically, military operations against militants who used guerrilla tactics. A war with a full-fledged army, which has all kinds of troops, will already be different. In one case, police, anti-terrorist equipment may be in demand, with an emphasis on MRAP technology (mine resistant ambush protected - protected from undermining and ambush attacks, mine-resistant ambush protected), when attacking military columns, in another case these "armored buses" will be Not needed. Finally, a different geographic environment, low-water areas, dry climate, or marshland, many water barriers. In addition, the type of battle, where the most difficult, for any vehicle, will be the battle in the city. This must be understood initially.

    Now "platforms", where "ahead of the rest of the world", "Armata", "Boomerang", "Kurganets" ... It's like prescribing "a platform" that has not proven itself in any way, has not passed the entire test cycle, is not accepted at weapons, not mastered by the industry? If on the basis of MT-LB created a lot of equipment, this machine has become a platform, being time-tested, being technologically advanced, relatively cheap, reliable, mastered by the industry. On the basis of the T-72 / T-90, a lot of equipment was also created And this is a platform. Spending millions and billions on ala "platform" from the same "Armata" is stupidity and sabotage. Well, it's not smart to design a "platform" on any expensive and complex basis. Now, "Kurganets "...

    I always perceived "Bradley" and "Warrior" as freaks, but capitalist Russia gave birth to its monsters, of course, with songs about caring about "infantry Vanya". Here, without fail, they will throw mud at the BMP-1/2/3 under the cliche of a "mass grave". Many "veterans" of games in network tanks do not realize that it is impossible to add anything without subtracting anything, without sacrificing anything. You justly noted about the place "for 11 people". This will be a "mass grave", especially if this "dream of a grenade launcher" climbs next to tanks with unhurried infantry. In general, the meaning of an infantry fighting vehicle is only in its versatility and maneuverability, a "heavy infantry fighting vehicle" with fire support will be inferior in armament and security to a BMPT, and in transport functions to a heavy armored personnel carrier. Therefore, if we talk about equipment for working with tanks, the best seems to be a bundle of BMPTs and heavy armored personnel carriers for assault groups of 5-6 people per vehicle. Reducing the number of assault forces will optimize the dimensions, protection and comfort of placement, reduce the time for dismounting the assault force as a combat group, and minimize losses in the event of a defeat for a vehicle with an assault force on board. So it turns out, next to the tanks, with specialized fire support, BMPTs are needed, and for the infantry, in the second line, heavy armored personnel carriers. Whether "Kurganets" is needed here is a big question for me personally.
    1. chenia
      chenia April 30 2020 12: 04 New
      -2
      Quote: Per se.
      "heavy infantry fighting vehicles" with fire support will be inferior in armament and security BMPT, and in transport functions of a heavy armored personnel carrier.

      That's right, instead of increasing the number of infantry fighting vehicles in the platoon (without changing the number of squadrons) and creating special units for breaking through the prepared defense at the TBMP together with the BMPT (the BMPT is a Tank Support BM, but the vehicle is already a tank, not an infantry) , started some garbage. .
    2. BREAKTHROUGH READY
      BREAKTHROUGH READY April 30 2020 13: 34 New
      +2
      The war with a full-fledged army, having all kinds of troops, will already be different.
      The war with a full-fledged army will begin with a short-lived missile-bomb strike and end with the subsequent gaining superiority in the air, with the pursuit of defenseless and vulnerable centralized forces. The subsequent sweeping of the unfinished, scattered enclaves is not too different from the insurgent conflicts of Afghanistan and Syria.
  • basmach
    basmach April 30 2020 11: 06 New
    +4
    Aviation is a good thing (it’s good from it). But on the preparation for departure time is wasted on the go. It is hardly less now than in my time. With planned flights of the squadron (10 sides) - preliminary preparation (for the first flight) -3 hours. Preparation for the second flight is almost half an hour (in wartime, somewhat less due to the refusal and combination of some operations for the preparation of the aircraft). Plus (as far as I remember from the tactics of the Air Force) - the location of airfields from the front line - fighter-50-60km, attack-100-120, IBA-150-160, FB-about 200. And that is in the presence of airfields. With the army easier, there and the lawn will do. But the preparation time is also not 5 minutes. And most importantly, modern air defense systems will very quickly thin out aviation. And everything remains as before, the main role on the battlefield is played by ordinary infantry Vanya. Aviation remains an auxiliary participant with disabilities. It was during the Second World War that it was possible to rivet 25 thousand aircraft (of all types) per year. And now God forbid a hundred.
    1. Igor Aviator
      Igor Aviator 1 May 2020 12: 18 New
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      Quote: basmach
      Hardly less now than in my time. With planned flights of the squadron (10 sides) - preliminary preparation (for the first flight) -3 hours. Preparation for the second flight - almost half an hour (in wartime, somewhat less due to the refusal and combination of some operations for the preparation of the aircraft)

      Apparently, you VERY LONG TIME served ... hi You have missed the moment that you operate with standards that are valid only for PEACE, that is, from b / g PERMANENT and then - these are the standards of the 90s, which are written under the dictation of "import advisors". Plus, the technique HAS BEEN VERY CHANGED. I will not advertise ALL the nuances, but the volume of pre-flight training is SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED in comparison with the OLD technology. Preparing for a second flight, in terms of time, was actually limited by the time of the BC suspension. In addition, in this case, it is necessary to operate with the standards for the degree of b / g "military danger", not lower, and if we take into account that front-line aviation will "work" from places of dispersal, not in regimental formations, and, moreover, with already suspended means of APS, then - in general, according to the temporary standards of "withdrawal from the impact", that is, typical for DZ from readiness "1". In other words, the "order" for the "processing" of the point (you must agree that one aircraft, or a couple, well, a flight, no more, and no one has canceled the duty forces) will be executed VERY promptly yes ... Take Syria: in a day, airplanes usually made MORE THAN 70 sorties. On the most stressful days, more than 200 sorties took place, the crews barely had time to change each other between sorties.
      1. basmach
        basmach 1 May 2020 13: 14 New
        +1
        You are not talking nonsense. I started serving in the regiment in 90, according to the new staff, NIAS-86. What are the "western advisers" to the devil. He started as a PrNK engineer in the squadron, then only in the TEC. Aircraft Su-17M4. Pre-flight training consists in carrying out certain checks for each specialty (JSC, REO, SD, AV, PrNK, OK) Gunsmiths work after all, combining the work of any specialists with gunsmiths is strictly prohibited, when suspended, the plane is de-energized, the cockpit is closed (the lamp is lowered). Preparation for the second flight takes about 25-30 minutes (most of the operations are not performed, the data is taken from OK-objective control, without decoding these data the aircraft will not be released into the air). The aircraft must be refueled, new data on the target and type of ammunition must be entered, weapons must be hung up (and by my specialty I am a gunman and how long the suspension will take, I know). So stop hanging on my ears. In wartime, some of the verification operations are not carried out - this gives benefit mainly in preliminary preparation for departure. Have you ever seen what a withdrawal from under attack is ?. Airplanes do not stand with suspended ATS (only the duty unit) - only refueled. ASPs are generally suspended ONLY before departure (the first BK, if it is AB, is stored in an arched shelter along with the aircraft, in our 2nd squadron, where I started 1 BC was OFAB 250-270, it was suspended on cables). Each squadron has its own first ammo. 1st Squadron (in my time) - special suspension (and I, as a gunsmith, had to train as part of the suspension calculation). And about Syria, how many planes are there? If from 60-70 it is one flight per day. Again, a 12-hour flight shift (of which 3 hours pre-flight, an hour post-flight, 8 hours flights.) We had a suspension either P-50-75 (one) + gun, or Ub-32 (4 C-5) + gun. Almost every flyout is a polygon. It was planned for 6 sorties on board - a maximum of five per shift was carried out. And even with such a suspension, the gunsmiths had their bottom in soap!
        1. Igor Aviator
          Igor Aviator 1 May 2020 13: 53 New
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          and I was FINISHING the service when the NIAO-90 was replaced, and the FAO IAO was introduced!
          preflight preparation is now performed by CALCULATIONS and in parallel, not by specialists, their task is to install the battery (and they are going to return the battery to storage on board), check the AMP, CHECK the level of gas, fuel, run VSK, Census information OK (to confirm the AMP check ) - remove the flash drive from the board, stick it in the magician - and back - SECONDS !. Next is the ASP suspension. ALL! Once again I say - you are VERY behind!
          By the second departure - discharge (if necessary), census of materials OK NOT IDEED, FLASH CHANGE - seconds, analysis - in OK using automatic algorithms - also, no more than 3 minutes. And in the meantime - refueling, and gas - actually in parallel, (if suddenly there is no gas producing station on board), By the time the refueling is finished, the answer from OK is ALWAYS ready. By the time the suspension began, the decision to fly was ALREADY taken! And how much is needed for the suspension, with the LITERARY Deputy for IAS and engineers for AB, LOGO organized logistics, I know firsthand! 3 years spent at PU IAS! and the flight support I felt on my own skin to the fullest, albeit an AO-shnik. Entering a b / task in the TSA - ALSO SECONDS, well, a couple of minutes, no more. Something like this!
  • Doctor
    Doctor April 30 2020 13: 06 New
    +3
    Here is an example for you: compare the crew of the Ka-52, Mi-28N and their firepower and capabilities in comparison with the "Kurgan". Objections and sarcasm are accepted ... BUT !!! Why do we need a deliberately doomed to fail ground equipment? The presence of a "small expensive spool" is more important than heaps of manure.

    Right. No matter how we increase our armor, there will always be more caliber, so the armor must hold small arms up to the heavy machine gun inclusive + KAZ.

    The volume should allow the transport of a full-fledged compartment of soldiers of 10 people.

    Firepower should ensure the defeat of the enemy’s l / s. The rest will be handled by tanks.

    Total we have: M113 with a grenade launcher. No wonder he was released the most in the world.
  • Bad_gr
    Bad_gr April 30 2020 20: 29 New
    +2
    Quote: ROSS 42
    I tend to agree with the words:
    “Generals always prepare for the last war” ...

    It would be strange if it were otherwise. The experience gained during the war, the work on mistakes, and that would not step on the same rake again are taken into account. Do not plan the same operations with the expectation of spaceships, the movement of units through the subspace, the energy of torsion fields and the use of individual laser weapons.

    "What's the use of looking forward if the whole experience is from behind."
    M. Zhvanetsky:
  • Igor Aviator
    Igor Aviator 1 May 2020 12: 34 New
    +1
    Quote: ROSS 42
    BUT!!! Why do we need a deliberately doomed to fail ground equipment?

    Excuse me, hi I do not agree! stop Forgiveness for banality, but "victory is forged ON EARTH!" (from). Never the territory, stronghold, front-line section or settlement will not be considered liberated (or occupied) by our troops until the foot of OUR SOLDIER - INFANTRY sets foot there !! so that the role of aviation in the cause of liberation (and the mission of OUR army is to protect and liberate) is power support, support in one way or another, the actions of the INFANTRY. hi
  • awdrgy
    awdrgy 2 May 2020 20: 10 New
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    Still, you need to have 2 types of BMP One-actually army where the priority is a low silhouette high mobility the ability to overcome water obstacles a powerful weapon and, as a result, relatively low security, including from mines (or some secret technologies that are still unknown to me) Second let's say, counter-guerrilla, maximally protected from mines, well-armored with a weaker weapon And although it is good to have "two in one", it still does not work (or the equipment will be too expensive) These are the contradictions The conflicts of recent years are still police operations by and large And army officers are prepared for war and not chase after a couple of hundreds (thousands) of militants who, by and large, it is enough to deprive the supply bases (albeit not humanely, but raze them to the ground and not with the help of armored vehicles This is the difference between war and a police operation) Therefore, when the military slipping "police" equipment, they are unhappy The same is the vovany-they are given the army and they have other methods (this technique it is not suitable for them) And here one cannot be equal to either Israel, or the United States or Europe (some theaters have a "dull" other-expeditionary police forces, the third is generally unclear whether something is a PR technique or the same colonial police operations) and also their technology is prohibitively expensive for peacetime and difficult for a military
    1. bk0010
      bk0010 2 May 2020 21: 46 New
      +2
      Quote: awdrgy
      The second one, let’s say, the counter-guerrilla, which is as much as possible protected from mines, well armored with a weaker gun
      This is called MRAP. It is several times cheaper than the first option, but it is not manufactured industrially.
      1. awdrgy
        awdrgy 2 May 2020 21: 48 New
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        Quite right, it is not produced, but in our language there are no Latin letters)
  • Mwg
    Mwg April 30 2020 07: 23 New
    -1
    Nowadays, hamburger king and poppy-donalds dimensions should not confuse))))))))))))
    1. Bodipancher
      Bodipancher April 30 2020 10: 15 New
      +4
      Now the average person is much higher and larger than the average man of the 60s + all in body armor. Without an increase in size in any way, unless you reduce the number of troops. But you won’t save much, more powerful armor and the engine will still dictate specific dimensions.
  • Strashila
    Strashila April 30 2020 07: 32 New
    0
    What prevented the installation of a modernized (KAZ afghanite) combat module with BMP-3, which means that everything is not so simple with the internal volume for all its overall dimensions from the outside.
    1. Albert1988
      Albert1988 April 30 2020 22: 24 New
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      Quote: Strashila
      What prevented the installation of a modernized (afghanite KAZ)

      So he is already standing on the Kurgan)))
      Quote: Strashila
      combat module with BMP-3

      And then he will devour half of the internal space due to the huge turret basket, and the automatic turret basket module does not have at all ...
      1. Strashila
        Strashila 1 May 2020 06: 22 New
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        in BMP-3M "Dragoon", this does not interfere, the crew is 3 + 8, exactly the same
        1. Albert1988
          Albert1988 1 May 2020 14: 00 New
          +1
          Quote: Strashila
          in BMP-3M "Dragoon", this does not interfere, the crew is 3 + 8, exactly the same

          Even as it bothers - there these 8 people are sitting in three deaths and the chairs themselves very, very much leave much to be desired, and the dragoon, like the converted BMP-3, has almost no mine protection. Therefore, the Kurgan is one step ahead.
  • Zaurbek
    Zaurbek April 30 2020 08: 20 New
    -1
    And what kind of diesel does it cost? With 57mm cornet there is no need .... but you need a 37-45mm gun. And a lot of shells and powerful.
    1. Doctor
      Doctor April 30 2020 12: 51 New
      +1
      but you need a 37-45mm gun. And a lot of shells and powerful.

      Why 37? What are her goals in battle?
      1. Zaurbek
        Zaurbek April 30 2020 13: 45 New
        +1
        BTR and BMP of the enemy, protected from a 30mm gun. And the infantry with fortifications .. Using a more powerful HE projectile
  • alex aircraft
    alex aircraft April 30 2020 08: 35 New
    +6
    Where in real b / d after the Second World War was used to force water barriers immediately? so why is the BMP / BTR able to swim? is it necessary to strengthen mine protection and Kaz. or again we want to reach the English Channel in 3 days?
    1. Cympak
      Cympak April 30 2020 16: 31 New
      +1
      In WWII there was no floating equipment. Rather, it was, but specific for the landing of naval landings. In the modern army you need to have 2 types of equipment for transporting foot soldiers: heavy, which operates in linear order along with tanks to break through the enemy’s defense, and overcomes water barriers along with tanks, and light, which has the ability to overcome water barriers on the move to capture bridgeheads and offensive development. When attacking a prepared enemy defense, light vehicles should go in the 3rd line after tanks and heavy infantry fighting vehicles / armored personnel carriers
      1. bk0010
        bk0010 1 May 2020 00: 59 New
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        In WWII there was no floating equipment.
        Offhand: T-37A, T-38. You do not take into account that buoyancy is needed not only for "crossing the Dnieper". If it is available, our rivers turn into roads (well, not quite into roads, but taking into account their possible use will cause many problems to the enemy command and can save many of our lives).
    2. Out
      Out April 30 2020 17: 42 New
      +1
      Indo-Pakistani conflict of 1971, doomsday war.
    3. alexmach
      alexmach April 30 2020 18: 29 New
      +2
      Yes, in fact, there is no need for Lamansha, even in a hypothetical war on its own territory, the ability to force a water barrier on the move will be superfluous.
      1. prodi
        prodi 1 May 2020 07: 29 New
        +1
        (an opportunity!), of course, there will not be, but there will be (constant!) lack of armor protection and oversize (to the detriment of habitability)
        1. alexmach
          alexmach 1 May 2020 10: 31 New
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          Why on earth. As Kurgan has already written, it is quite in world trends in terms of protection and size.
          1. prodi
            prodi 1 May 2020 12: 06 New
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            the front engine and reinforced frontal armor require an increase in the forward volume of the bow to ensure buoyancy, and this is the size; although, according to statements about 26t of Kurganets and as much as 34t of Boomerang, it’s hard to believe in good booking, the maximum is better than the current one, especially if the bet is on DZ and KAZ
  • Esaul
    Esaul April 30 2020 08: 44 New
    +7
    KAZ should just protect it from the grenade launcher, but the fact that the dimensions have grown is inevitable.
  • Bodipancher
    Bodipancher April 30 2020 09: 57 New
    +3
    An increase in size is also necessary for natural reasons. People are now much taller and larger than in the 60s + now motorized rifles are dressed in armor, and this still adds dimensions. It may be easier to get from a grenade launcher, but due to better armor, the crew and the landing are less vulnerable to small arms and mines. A better visibility will reduce the likelihood that the grenade launcher will be able to approach the distance of the shot. Kurganets and the T-15 are a natural evolution of military vehicles and will still have to switch to a new generation. Small ammunition is certainly embarrassing, yet one of the main BMP functions is the fire support of dismounted infantry.
    1. Cympak
      Cympak April 30 2020 16: 32 New
      +3
      And on the approach exoskeletons, which will further increase the size of the foot soldiers.
      1. Albert1988
        Albert1988 April 30 2020 22: 25 New
        +1
        Quote: Cympak
        And on the approach exoskeletons, which will further increase the size of the foot soldiers.

        When exoskeletons become firmly in the equipment, then the appearance of the BMP will change dramatically ...
  • AAK
    AAK April 30 2020 10: 04 New
    10
    For supporters of the BMP-1/2 (who served as a motorized rifleman), I propose to recall the feelings of a "frog in a box" after passing at least a 100-km march inside this "brotherly carriage" ... And if not along the highway but along the "intersection", but in BMD sensations are even cooler ... Well, about the armor protection of these BMPs, ask around from those who have passed Afghanistan or Chechnya ...
    As for the weapon module on the Kurganets, you need to install either a 30-mm twin as on the Terminator or a 57-mm one with the preservation of missile weapons
    1. AAK
      AAK April 30 2020 10: 08 New
      +7
      As for the composition of the airborne group of 8 people, it must be borne in mind that in the m / s department there is 1 machine gun and 1 RPG, with the second numbers it is already 4 people, there are only 4 shooters, and of them there may be another 1 " Marksmann "with SVD, I consider this amount to be the minimum sufficient to complete a combat mission
    2. FIR FIR
      FIR FIR April 30 2020 11: 15 New
      +1
      Support.
      And the caliber is 57 mm. need to set. Medium caliber with serious data.
      1. Doctor
        Doctor April 30 2020 12: 49 New
        +5
        And the caliber is 57 mm. need to set.

        What for? What are her goals in battle?
        1. Cympak
          Cympak April 30 2020 16: 42 New
          +2
          On tests 2 new combat modules
          1. KBP Tula - with a 57-mm cannon of moderate ballistics, a machine gun, 4 ATGM "Kornet" and 8 small missile missiles "Bulat". BMP with him, by the way, is presented in the picture in the title of the article. The 57-mm cannon is made on the basis of LSHO-57 and has a grenade comparable in effect to an 82-mm mortar mine, which allows you to crush enemy resistance with automatic fire. To combat armored vehicles and helicopters, ATGM and UR are mainly intended, but they made sub-caliber projectile.
          2. Central Research Institute "Petrel" - "Dagger" / "Baikal" with a 57-mm cannon based on the S-60 anti-aircraft gun. For this cannon, they make a new projectile with a remote detonation to combat sheltered infantry and a controlled projectile to combat helicopters.
          I suppose that a module from the KBP will go to the Kurganets and the modernized BMP-3, and a module from the Central Research Institute "Burevestnik" to the T-15. "military-industrial feudalism" has never been abolished in our country.
          1. Doctor
            Doctor April 30 2020 19: 24 New
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            1. KBP Tula - with a 57-mm cannon of moderate ballistics, a machine gun, 4 ATGM "Kornet" and 8 small missile missiles "Bulat". BMP with him, by the way, is presented in the picture in the title of the article. The 57-mm cannon is made on the basis of LSHO-57 and has a grenade comparable in effect to an 82-mm mortar mine, which allows you to crush enemy resistance with automatic fire. To combat armored vehicles and helicopters, ATGM and UR are mainly intended, but they made sub-caliber projectile.

            Clear. Again, instead of the Infantry Fighting Vehicle, they want THIS:

    3. Saxahorse
      Saxahorse April 30 2020 21: 39 New
      +3
      Quote: AAK
      As for the weapon module on the Kurganets, you need to install either a 30-mm twin as on the Terminator

      How interesting! Maybe you can explain why the hell was "Terminator" sparked? What, one 30-mm cannon with a more than decent rate of fire against one infantryman is not enough?

      Very many people consider the air defense spark at Terminator to be an absolutely ridiculous decision. Maybe you can finally explain WHY this garbage was screwed to the Terminator?
      1. Albert1988
        Albert1988 April 30 2020 22: 27 New
        +1
        Quote: Saxahorse
        How interesting! Maybe you can explain why the hell was "Terminator" sparked?

        In order to level their number of shells, far from enough power.
        1. Saxahorse
          Saxahorse April 30 2020 22: 36 New
          +2
          Quote: Albert1988
          In order to level their number of shells, far from enough power.

          Why then soared? It was necessary to immediately put the AK-630!


          "Can't get into the crowd of hares from a six-barrel gun?" (c) Petka & Vasily Ivanovich.
          1. Albert1988
            Albert1988 April 30 2020 22: 38 New
            +1
            Quote: Saxahorse
            Why then soared? It was necessary to immediately put the AK-630!

            Well - how to put a destroyer, at worst, a frigate, on a caterpillar move is still harder than pushing a couple of 30 mm guns on the tank chassis))) But I agree - it’s better to have one bigger gun.

            But seriously - they sculpted from what was, as in the old song)))
        2. Cympak
          Cympak 1 May 2020 10: 07 New
          +1
          A special "beauty" of the twin on the Terminator is that each barrel can only be fed by one tape. Initially, the 30-mm 2A42 cannon has a selective feed of 2 belts, one of which is charged with high-explosive shells, and the other with armor-piercing. On "Terminator", apparently, one barrel fires armor-piercing, the other high-explosive shells. Or you need to mix up the ribbons. For example, for 3 high-explosive 1 armor-piercing projectile. By the way, initially for the "Terminator" (BMPT "Frame-99" or Object 199) a module with 1 30-mm cannon 2A42, 30-mm AGS and ATGM was planned. But someone also wanted anti-aircraft functions. This is how this nonsense appeared with 2 30-mm cannons, but without selective power.
          Anyone interested can watch an interview with Aleksandr Yakovlev, the leading designer of the "Frame-99" design and development project, explaining how this strange sample of the domestic BTT appeared.
          1. Albert1988
            Albert1988 1 May 2020 14: 04 New
            +1
            Quote: Cympak
            But some also wanted anti-aircraft functions.

            Not anti-aircraft, but the possibility of honor fire on the upper floors of buildings in a fairly high development. Terminator is the brainchild of the Chechen war. Interestingly, in Syria, these cars in urban areas were very, very useful ...
            But with the appearance of heavy infantry fighting vehicles with serious weapons - the meaning in the BMPT somewhat disappears ...
            1. Cympak
              Cympak 1 May 2020 23: 22 New
              0
              Watch the video. At 7:12, Yakovlev says in plain text that the 2 cannons on the Terminator are for fighting air targets, for the same reason they chose Attack as the ATGM, not Kornet. But the UVN of the guns at the "Terminator" is -5 ... + 45 degrees. It is not enough for shooting in the mountains and in the city, and this is in the presence of a remote combat module with a monitor layout. For example, the UVN for the BMP-2 -5 ... + 74, for the BMP-3 -6 ... + 60 degrees.
              1. Albert1988
                Albert1988 2 May 2020 11: 56 New
                +1
                Quote: Cympak
                Watch the video. At 7:12, Yakovlev says in plain text that the 2 cannons on the Terminator are for fighting air targets, for the same reason they chose Attack as the ATGM, not Kornet. But the UVN of the guns at the "Terminator" is -5 ... + 45 degrees.

                He says something can be anything, especially in modern times ... BMPT corny has no corresponding guidance systems for firing at air targets.
                Quote: Cympak
                But the UVN of the guns at the "Terminator" is -5 ... + 45 degrees. It is not enough for shooting in the mountains and in the city, and this is in the presence of a remote combat module with a monitor layout. For example, the UVN for the BMP-2 -5 ... + 74, for the BMP-3 -6 ... + 60 degrees.

                It is doubtful, of course, that he has such a small angle, but even more so - what kind of fire is there for air targets? If only for those who fly "low-low" ...
  • Bodipancher
    Bodipancher April 30 2020 10: 07 New
    0
    And I still don’t understand why PKT is used on all combat modules. It seems logical to establish a tank Cord, in terms of size it is not much larger, the place on the tower seems to be enough, but it can already fight against lightly armored targets, hit the infantry behind walls and shelters, the range is much higher. 12.7 at the squad level will greatly increase the firepower of the unit, it will be possible not to spend precious shells once again. Kalashnikovs and the infantry have. Do experts have any ideas?
    1. garri-lin
      garri-lin April 30 2020 10: 28 New
      +3
      Redundant for most purposes and ammunition at times less. The essence of the machine gun is precisely in suppression. And there you need a long fire.
    2. Real Vugluskr
      Real Vugluskr April 30 2020 10: 38 New
      +1
      And you do not perceive it as a real weapon. He is sighting. Well, so that expensive shells are not wasted.
    3. Real Vugluskr
      Real Vugluskr April 30 2020 10: 40 New
      +2
      He's sighting. And in close combat there is more cheap ammunition. The "average" caliber of the KORD is, like, an underside and a re-machine gun.
    4. Cympak
      Cympak April 30 2020 18: 36 New
      +2
      The larger the caliber, the higher the thermal load on the barrel during automatic fire. In other words, you can replace the 7,62 machine gun with a 12,7 one and stuff a lot of cartridges into the turret, but it still won't be able to shoot for a long time due to the rapidly advancing barrel overheating. True, there is an interesting solution from the "gloomy Teutonic genius" - the Germans put coaxial 3-barreled machine guns on their armored vehicles. But they are not made according to the Gatling scheme. It's just that when one barrel overheats, the automation turns the barrel block and a new cold barrel is used, and the heated one cools down in the meantime.
  • Real Vugluskr
    Real Vugluskr April 30 2020 10: 35 New
    +5
    Testers, two people to communicate, K-25 is praised. And these are in the past military officers, not factory "tractor drivers".

    The song about "high profile" is sung by those who fight in the wars of the mid-twentieth century.

    Replacing the combat module would not affect the delivery of at least a battalion kit for development in one of the brigades of a new look. Most likely the questions are in the manufacturer itself, for which the main raider of the country is now being hacked and in the absence of a proper system of cooperation, which ultimately leads the "tractor" to the cost of the aircraft. And, consequently, the money goes into a well-proven program of modernization of "old imperial trash" and armored buses.
    1. Albert1988
      Albert1988 April 30 2020 22: 30 New
      0
      Quote: The Real Vugluskr
      Replacing the combat module would not affect the delivery of at least a battalion kit for the development of a new look in one of the brigades. Most likely the questions are in the manufacturer itself, for which the main raider of the country is now chopped off and the lack of an appropriate cooperation system

      So the Kurganmash plant was literally just pulled out of a debt hole. where the previous leadership, banks and inattention from the government drove him ...
      So, I really hope that now everything will accelerate a little ...
  • FIR FIR
    FIR FIR April 30 2020 11: 12 New
    +1
    The fact that the dimensions are large is that they are considerable for all modern models of armored vehicles.
    That tanks, that BMP, that armored personnel carriers - all as a selection of outstanding dimensions.
    In my opinion, Kurganets has only one small drawback - it is a small ammunition.
  • Vyacheslav34
    Vyacheslav34 April 30 2020 11: 33 New
    -1
    Previously, design assignments were issued for a specific aircraft. BMP under Antey, now "kurganets" is unclear what the more it is "marder"
  • Julius Caesar
    Julius Caesar April 30 2020 13: 07 New
    +6
    The size of the silhouette matters only for the prehistoric grenade launchers with which primitive people hunted mammoths. To modern anti-tank weapons on the drum, how high or low the silhouette of the affected equipment.
  • pepel
    pepel April 30 2020 13: 46 New
    +2
    And why not take a 30mm or 37mm gun instead of a 45mm gun? The power of ammunition is greater than 30mm, and ammunition is greater than 57mm guns.
    1. Kolin
      Kolin April 30 2020 15: 19 New
      +2
      Epoch has 186 shots, 120 offs and 66 bops, that's quite enough.
    2. Albert1988
      Albert1988 April 30 2020 22: 36 New
      0
      Quote: pepel
      And why not take a 30mm or 37mm gun instead of a 45mm gun? The power of ammunition is greater than 30mm, and ammunition is greater than 57mm guns.

      There are many projects there, including the installation of 50-mm low-ballistic guns. I think that this is due to the delay in testing - in addition to finalizing the machine itself, they are also actively testing various weapons options.
  • Tektor
    Tektor April 30 2020 15: 49 New
    +3
    In my opinion, Kurganets-25 has every right to exist, because its distinguishing qualities are its high passability and ability to overcome water barriers. But under the condition of two most important abilities: situational awareness as a unit of a network-centric system for lighting the combat situation of a tactical link and the capabilities of the defense complex to repel any means of destruction. If such a defense complex on the basis of Afghanistan is created, then the size of Kurgan will no longer have any noticeable significance. And situational awareness should help fix problems first. An ideal option would be the integration of Derivation-Air Defense in Kurganets-25. Then no money would be sorry for such an indestructible land cruiser. Instead of Derivation - Chrysanthemum as an option.
  • Interdum_silentium_volo
    Interdum_silentium_volo April 30 2020 17: 15 New
    +8
    damn, what century do you live in?! Today, the influence of the technology profile is minimal. Around the ATRA, thermal imagers and UAVs. A precision weapon that sneezed on the profile.
    Secondly, the RPG-7 has an aiming range of 500 meters !!! And even the 7,62th machine gun fires further !!! And the 30mm cannon also has many times longer aiming range.
    Get this RPG at a shot distance !!!
    The authors of these articles may bring order to their heads.
    1. Albert1988
      Albert1988 April 30 2020 23: 04 New
      +1
      Quote: Interdum_silentium_volo
      The authors of these articles may bring order to their heads.

      Retrograde is very difficult to defeat in words, even practical experience sometimes does not help ...
  • Saxahorse
    Saxahorse April 30 2020 21: 45 New
    +2
    Very interesting! Finally, some fresh information about the fate of Kurgan. Not to say that it is positive but anyway, many thanks to the author!

    In my opinion, the sad fate of Kurganets stems from the frankly inadequate performance characteristics exhibited by our military for this vehicle. Obviously, combining mobility, mobility and maximum passive protection is very difficult. Apparently the problem is the level of protection requested. The Chinese decided to limit their BMP protection from 12,7 mm board, 30 mm forehead and made an excellent ZBD-04. We seem to want everything right away, because there is still no adequate BMP. :(
    1. Albert1988
      Albert1988 April 30 2020 23: 03 New
      0
      Quote: Saxahorse
      and in my opinion, the sad fate of Kurganets follows from the frankly inadequate performance characteristics exhibited by our military for this machine. Obviously, combining mobility, mobility and maximum passive protection is very difficult.

      The main problem is the sad state of the factory that produces them! The only good news is that it seems that the plant was pulled out of a complete abyss ...
      1. Saxahorse
        Saxahorse 1 May 2020 20: 08 New
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        Quote: Albert1988
        The main problem is the sad state of the factory that produces them!

        Alas, I am more concerned about the complete lack of adequate infantry fighting vehicles in our army today. BMP-1 / BMP-2 are outdated due to insufficient protection, BMP-3 is initially bad as a BMP, a light tank that does not have the possibility of a safe landing.
        1. Albert1988
          Albert1988 1 May 2020 22: 16 New
          +1
          Quote: Saxahorse
          Alas, I am more concerned about the complete lack of adequate infantry fighting vehicles in our army today. BMP-1 / BMP-2 are outdated due to insufficient protection, BMP-3 is initially bad as a BMP, a light tank that does not have the possibility of a safe landing.

          Then, all the more, it is necessary to polish the Kurgan, so that a good BMP for many years is obtained at the output!
          1. Saxahorse
            Saxahorse 2 May 2020 20: 56 New
            0
            Quote: Albert1988
            Then, all the more, it is necessary to polish the Kurgan, so that a good BMP for many years is obtained at the output!

            "Kurganets" seems to be hopeless. Too much screwed up at the request of the military .. More chances to bring the "Dragoon" made on the basis of the BMP-3, but taking into account the claims to this machine from the infantry.
            1. Albert1988
              Albert1988 4 May 2020 14: 16 New
              +1
              Quote: Saxahorse
              "Kurganets" seems to be hopeless. Too cheated at the request of the military ...
              Why on earth is he hopeless? It’s a very promising platform, and everything is just fine in it, time has ended to fight on irons and axes, military equipment will be difficult ...
              Quote: Saxahorse
              More chances to bring the "Dragoon" made on the basis of the BMP-3, but taking into account the claims to this machine from the infantry.

              The military has one claim to this car - it’s made from a tin, there is no mine protection ... So only Kurgan and that's all ...
              1. Saxahorse
                Saxahorse 5 May 2020 20: 54 New
                0
                Quote: Albert1988
                The military has one claim to this car - it’s made from a tin, there is no mine protection ... So only Kurgan and that's all ...

                So the claim to Kurgan is exactly the same! Armor type did not come out! It looks like our MO has only Jewish Namer before our eyes, but so that instead of 60 tons it becomes 12-16, but with the same protection! laughing

                Well I say, complete inadequacy in the performance characteristics ..
                1. Albert1988
                  Albert1988 5 May 2020 21: 38 New
                  +1
                  Quote: Saxahorse
                  So the claim to Kurgan is exactly the same! Armor type did not come out!

                  This is when there were such claims against him? With armor there are all the rules, moreover - there is mine protection and KAZ is installed ...
                  Quote: Saxahorse
                  It looks like our MoE has only Jewish Namer before his eyes

                  So "Soviet intent" already exists - the T-15 is called, the same 60 tons, and in comparison with the intent - the armament there is much better. But what does TBMP have to do with it, when a kuragenets is an ordinary BMP? And about possible claims to security - they were for the same tigers, and did not buy until they were fixed.
                  Quote: Saxahorse
                  Well I say, complete inadequacy in the performance characteristics ..

                  Why do you think so? where from?
                  1. Saxahorse
                    Saxahorse 6 May 2020 01: 31 New
                    +1
                    Quote: Albert1988
                    Why do you think so? where from?

                    Allow me a counter question. What do you think a modern BMP should hold? Listen to local commentators so "scrap uranium" at least .. But seriously?
                    1. Albert1988
                      Albert1988 7 May 2020 11: 11 New
                      0
                      Quote: Saxahorse
                      Let the counter question. What do you think a modern infantry fighting vehicle should keep?

                      It should do as before - it is safe to deliver infantry from point A to point B, point B is usually the point of the database))) And at the same time support the infantry with fire during those same databases. But what a modern BMP must withstand is a more interesting question. First of all, mines that can meet on the way from point A to point B, this means that when an infantry fighting vehicle is detonated in a mine, the landing force must survive and get rid of minimal wounds. Within the limits of the possible, of course, no BMP can stand the explosion of 3 tons of TNT. Even already 300 kilos ... It is also advisable to have protection against all kinds of RPGs that will fly from the bushes, but this is already a matter of KAZ. But what passive armor of this BMP should be able to do is to hold 40-45 mm shells of automatic cannons of modern NATO BMPs in the forehead. But in the remaining projections, it should hold all kinds of large-caliber small arms (machine guns, etc.), as well as withstand large-caliber sniper rifles. All the tasks listed above also make very decent demands on passive armor.
                      It is desirable to be able to swim across water obstacles, but there are almost no problems with this.
                      Quote: Saxahorse
                      Listen to local commentators so "scrap uranium" at least.

                      Well, "uranium scrap" - this is for heavy infantry fighting vehicles, such in the world so far only one and a half pieces - this is intention. which is not an infantry fighting vehicle, but an armored personnel carrier, and only during the ice time the Tsakhalovs are trying to turn it into an infantry fighting vehicle, and the second is our own T-25, there is passive armor with remote control, and weapons, and KAZ - everything is like a "uranium scrap" ... But this is a machine with its own tasks and scope, and it is. for obvious reasons will not replace "conventional" infantry fighting vehicles.
                      1. Saxahorse
                        Saxahorse 7 May 2020 22: 04 New
                        +1
                        Quote: Albert1988
                        First of all, mines that can meet on the way from point A to point B

                        I do not immediately agree. Where do you find mines on the rock? Have you set saboteurs? The database zone is a place where civilians are caught and saboteurs are shot back. You confuse the BMP with the patrol MPC.

                        Quote: Albert1988
                        But what passive armor of this BMP should be able to do is to hold 40-45 mm shells of automatic cannons of modern NATO BMPs in the forehead. But in the remaining projections, it should hold all kinds of large-caliber small arms (machine guns, etc.), as well as withstand large-caliber sniper rifles.

                        But this is a very real requirement. Modern infantry has really overgrown with both light transport and large-caliber weapons. Such a machine is for example the Chinese ZBD-04:

                        She also swims by the way. It just holds 40 mm in the forehead and 12.7 mm in the side. Moreover, there is a heavy version of this machine, additionally hung with armor plates, which it keeps no longer know, it looks like a battle in an urban environment oriented.

                        Here are just requirements for our modern infantry fighting vehicles much more seriously. Up to holding the ATGM onboard ..
                      2. Albert1988
                        Albert1988 7 May 2020 22: 46 New
                        0
                        Quote: Saxahorse
                        I do not immediately agree. Where do you find mines on the rock? Have you set saboteurs? The database zone is a place where civilians are caught and saboteurs are shot back. You confuse the BMP with the patrol MPC.

                        Modern mines are diverse, and yes - they have been sabotaged. And, moreover, I’ll tell you that they regularly put precisely on the paths of the most probable following technology! This is a combat experience. And in the case of MPI - in general, mines are the main enemies. Mines in general are the main enemies of the BBM - even during the Second World War, most of the damaged tanks and armored vehicles were damaged precisely by mine explosions! So do not drop mines, although the BMP’s mine protection will never be the same as that of MRAP, yes
                        Quote: Saxahorse
                        But this is a very real requirement. Modern infantry has really overgrown with both light transport and large-caliber weapons. Such a machine is for example the Chinese ZBD-04:

                        This, incidentally, is a very successful copy of our BMP-3, heavily redone and with clearly enhanced protection.
                        Quote: Saxahorse
                        Moreover, there is a heavy version of this machine, additionally hung with armor plates, which it keeps no longer know, it looks like a battle in an urban environment oriented.

                        This is yes - the design of the machine must assume that in certain situations a lot of extra protection is hung on the machine.
                        Quote: Saxahorse
                        Here are just requirements for our modern infantry fighting vehicles much more seriously. Up to holding the ATGM onboard ..

                        To withstand the ATGM directly hit - I did not hear such a requirement, most likely, it was meant that there was protection against ATGMs in the side projection - this is achievable through KAZ. Please note that both Armata and Kurgan have afghanite as an indispensable element of equipment!
                      3. Saxahorse
                        Saxahorse 8 May 2020 00: 18 New
                        0
                        Quote: Albert1988
                        Moreover, I’ll tell you that they regularly put on precisely the paths of the most probable following technology! This is a combat experience.

                        I would say that this is more likely the experience of counter-guerrilla actions. I agree for the tanks, they have such a job, with their forehead to check the strength and patency of the defense. But the BMP and the armored personnel carrier on the mines, it means the wrong way. It is good if the equipment protects its crew from such accidents, but it is reckless to put mines in the first place.

                        That ATGM yes, today the main trouble for any military vehicles. And with the requirement to have KAZ, one can only agree.

                        Quote: Albert1988
                        This, incidentally, is a very successful copy of our BMP-3, heavily redone and with clearly enhanced protection.

                        The Chinese ZBD-04 is not a drop or a copy of the BMP-3. Ours offered by the way, but the Chinese ultimately categorically refused. We bought and licensed only the BMP-3 combat module, and developed the chassis ourselves, from scratch. And they did it right. Landing from BMP-3 is implemented simply ugly.
                      4. Albert1988
                        Albert1988 8 May 2020 10: 47 New
                        0
                        Quote: Saxahorse
                        I would say that this is more likely the experience of counter-guerrilla actions.

                        Here's the thing: DBs using BBMs are now mainly against partisans, it’s also relevant for us - we recall the experience of the Caucasus, and for any potential conflict (God forbid) in the territory of the former USSR, all databases will quickly go over to partisans. since not one of the post-Soviet armies will be able to compete with us for a long time in an open battle, and then all sorts of Nazis / Islamists can go over to partisanism.
                        Quote: Saxahorse
                        But the BMP and the armored personnel carrier on the mines, it means the wrong way. It is good if the equipment protects its crew from such accidents, but it is reckless to put mines in the first place.

                        Here again there is a problem - there are a lot of mines and "to enter the wrong place" also became quite simple, alas. But mine protection in modern infantry fighting vehicles / armored personnel carriers is not in the first place - they are still not MRAP, but in principle it should be, the old ones, in principle, do not ...
                        Quote: Saxahorse
                        That ATGM yes, today the main trouble for any military vehicles. And with the requirement to have KAZ, one can only agree.

                        Yes, KAZ is needed by all armored vehicles ...
                        Quote: Saxahorse
                        The Chinese ZBD-04 is not a drop or a copy of the BMP-3. Ours offered by the way, but the Chinese ultimately categorically refused. We bought and licensed only the BMP-3 combat module, and developed the chassis ourselves, from scratch. And they did it right. Landing from BMP-3 is implemented simply ugly.

                        How to say - the Chinese bought the BMP-3, they re-ordered the case - such as their own development, the module bought from us melon (license) - that’s the Chinese car))) In fact, it’s a dragoon, only Chinese))) Even outwardly there are a lot of similarities with BMP-3. We also need such a machine, but its role is, rather, like that of the same BMP-3.
                      5. Saxahorse
                        Saxahorse 8 May 2020 22: 13 New
                        0
                        Quote: Albert1988
                        Here again there is a problem - there are a lot of mines and "to enter the wrong place" also became very simple, alas. But mine protection in modern infantry fighting vehicles / armored personnel carriers is not in the first place - they are still not MRAPs, but in principle it should be, the old ones basically do not have it ..

                        This is a sore point, because protection from real mines and protection from homemade explosive devices are not the same thing. Just a reminder: The TM-83 anti-tank mine with an impact core has a weight of 20 kg, and at the same time "the diameter of the hole to be created is 80 mm in 100 mm armor at a distance of 50 m;" In general, there are few tanks that will hold back such a blow to the side, and there is no reason to hope for an infantry fighting vehicle.

                        Quote: Albert1988
                        In fact, this is a dragoon, only Chinese))) Even outwardly there are a lot of similarities with the BMP-3.

                        Only historically vice versa. Dragoons rushed to do when they saw a Chinese BMP with Bakhchi. Well, "just rearranging" is not easy, to put it mildly, the BMP-3 was made from an experienced light tank. The Chinese have absolutely everything else.
                      6. Albert1988
                        Albert1988 10 May 2020 13: 41 New
                        0
                        Quote: Saxahorse
                        This is a sore point, because protection from real mines and protection from homemade explosive devices are not the same thing. Just a reminder: The TM-83 anti-tank mine with an impact core has a weight of 20 kg, and at the same time "the diameter of the hole to be created is 80 mm in 100 mm armor at a distance of 50 m;" In general, there are few tanks that will hold back such a blow to the side, and there is no reason to hope for an infantry fighting vehicle.

                        You are right, in fact, mine protection for infantry fighting vehicles is being done against all kinds of homemade products, of which there are now many more in conflict zones than "factory" mines.
                        Quote: Saxahorse
                        Only historically vice versa. Dragoons rushed to do when they saw a Chinese BMP with Bakhchi. Well, "just rearranging" is not easy, to put it mildly, the BMP-3 was made from an experienced light tank. The Chinese have absolutely everything else.

                        Of course - the Chinese immediately made the right changes to the design of their BMP-3 clone, from which it formally ceased to be a clone and only melon had to be licensed. And ours, when they saw how to build a car, they immediately made their choice, though it's too late ...
                      7. Saxahorse
                        Saxahorse 10 May 2020 20: 24 New
                        +1
                        Quote: Albert1988
                        And ours, when they saw how to build a car, they immediately made their choice, though it's too late ...

                        Everything is more complicated there. The story began with the BMP-2. When the requirement to strengthen weapons reasonably led to an increase in the turret and turret space. In Chelyabinsk, they said that it was necessary to increase the length of the chassis, and began to develop a seven-pack version of the case. And in Kurgan they said - garbage is a question, and simply transplanted the excess, 7th arrow forward. It is easy to guess that in battle through the front hatch landing is problematic. As they convinced the MO that this is normal, a riddle .. But with the BMP-3 we went on the thumb, already the entire landing should climb out of the top.

                        Except for the Arabs, it was not possible to convince anyone of the adequacy of this idea. So Dragoon, this is a forced return to the normal layout of the BMP, with a ramp and a landing, like all normal people do.
                      8. Albert1988
                        Albert1988 10 May 2020 23: 20 New
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                        Well, I'm talking about that))) When our people saw HOW the normal BMP-3 should look from the Chinese, they built dragoons right away, only the train left - the chassis itself was outdated for the modern conflict, so we had to do the Kurgan. And dragons on the foreign market can no longer be pushed through - the Chinese version will be cheaper in every way ...
  • Maksim_ok
    Maksim_ok 1 May 2020 01: 07 New
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    You can add a small declination angle to the BMP gun. Generally, 35-45 mm caliber guns with programmable air blasting ammunition are not enough. The 57 mm certainly inspires, but the BC will inevitably be small.
    1. chenia
      chenia 1 May 2020 08: 05 New
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      121 projectile 57 mm -0,5 M3.
  • SiberianGun
    SiberianGun 1 May 2020 09: 26 New
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    What kind of fashion has gone to write articles "about nothing"? Did they recruit authors from Zen? Information is minuscule. Nothing new. The topic has not been disclosed.
  • Alexey G
    Alexey G 1 May 2020 12: 32 New
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    Well I do not know! As for me, the Kurganets car is cool! I don’t know for what reason it wasn’t adopted, but maybe the price is a question, and the silhouette is just an excuse, according to Freud! Type can be the same but smaller and cheaper by default !?
    Well, how to make the car comfortable for landing and very small? Or how to increase security and not exceed weight and size? Yes, Kurganets tower is much larger than that of the Soviet BMP 2, but after all, THIS TOWER MUCH MUCH FROM THAT that simply can not be placed on the old BMP 2. Sights, missiles and afghanit, everything needs a place. Well, if someone thinks that it is more difficult to get into the Soviet BMP 2 from an RPG, then this is probably true, but it can be penetrated from a heavy machine gun - a machine gunner’s dream! What about mine protection? ITS it on BMP2, but Kurganets has and the author of the article does not indicate this in the pluses.
    30mm gun? Well, there are missiles in stock! In addition, this is enough for infantry shooting! Well, in extreme cases, the size of the tower allows you to think and put 57mm in the future!
    1. Albert1988
      Albert1988 1 May 2020 14: 05 New
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      Quote: Alexey G
      I don’t know why it wasn’t accepted.

      The reason is clear and known - the test cycle is not finished ...
    2. prodi
      prodi 1 May 2020 14: 20 New
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      well, look: with a landing placed on board, we take 60cm per nose - we get a 2.5m landing squad for 8 people, with a body length of 7.2m. Isn't 4.5m too much for the engine compartment with tanks and cabs? But let's say; further, the height of the hull is 2.3 m (minus 0.5 m clearance, 1.7 m inhabited compartment, plus armor - we leave it, and then we make a step 20-30 cm down to the very front and lower the tower. The total height will decrease from the current 3 m to all the same terrible 2.7m, but without focusing on swimming, we save the weight saved at the height of the hull for additional booking
  • Essex62
    Essex62 1 May 2020 14: 35 New
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    And what is the size? It was protection, the preservation of the life and combat effectiveness of the landing party, that long ago came to the fore. For many decades of fighting, Israel has been operating BMPs converted from tanks. From the fourth Merkava, almost immediately, Namer banged; 60 tons! And Bushmaster stands on it with the same caliber of 30 mm. You can put a 40 mm barrel but the thing is precisely in the ammunition. And I think they’ll reach the English Channel, such laibes, without any problems with a qualified, live landing force on board.
  • Klingon
    Klingon 1 May 2020 17: 41 New
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    and about the dimensions there is still the problem of transportation by air. how many kurgans in IL-76 can I shove and how many BMP-3? + mass of course!
  • NordUral
    NordUral 1 May 2020 18: 28 New
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    The tank came to mind alone, it was called a mouse. as I looked at the picture.
    But in general, in my opinion, all armored vehicles are heavily booked, that is Soviet, that Russian, like American, German, Israeli, and now Chinese, etc. - she’s all a grenade launcher’s dream.
    And why not just modernize the Soviet park, who will say?
    1. Cympak
      Cympak 1 May 2020 23: 40 New
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      The main problem of BMP-1 and BMP-2 is weak booking. But if you hang up the armor, then they will not be able to swim, moreover, the chassis was not originally designed for a significant increase in mass and will begin to crumble quickly. We need a new engine that needs to be shoved into the existing volume. In general, we get the cost of upgrading an old car, approaching the price of a new one. Therefore, many options for the modernization of the BMP-2, which are offered by various offices in the former countries participating in ATS, do not find real buyers.
      1. NordUral
        NordUral 2 May 2020 22: 13 New
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        I agree, Alex. But any of this class of armored vehicles, even the most modern ones, has insufficient bookings.
        So you can find application for junk, especially since effective managers are not very flexible and give out new equipment.
        The Soviet will also serve.
    2. would
      would 2 May 2020 21: 37 New
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      And why not just modernize the Soviet park, who will say?


      Because this will require essentially sawing the technique. Up to the digestion of the body. From the examples I immediately remembered the BMP-M2 CZ and the Cayman BRDM. And this and that in terms of the level is far from modern technology, and at the Cayman, as a result, they abandoned the alteration of the old corps from the BRDM and began to use completely new ones.

      The approach you propose is much more complicated and expensive, and most importantly it is not clear what is needed. At the same time, little remains of the modernized machine in the percentage ratio. It is much more expedient to make Kurganets-25 from scratch than to try to make Kurganets-1 from BMP-25. Well, the BMP-1 in a modernized version can be sold to poor countries, and even if it comes in handy.

      she’s all a grenade launcher’s dream.


      While no modern grenade launcher can overcome the KAZ, and the grenade launchers themselves are clearly already outsiders and are successfully replaced by anti-tank systems.
      1. would
        would 2 May 2020 21: 49 New
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        While no modern grenade launcher can overcome KAZ


        Here I will make two additions

        1. Proven to overcome. For example, there is an RPG-30 Hook that is claimed to be capable of overcoming KAZ. But even the practical tests of the general public are unknown, I am already silent about the combat use.
        2. This refers to the most modern KAZ. For example, KAZ "Afghanit".
  • rusmilphoto
    rusmilphoto 2 May 2020 00: 23 New
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    each photo has its own author))) could indicate authorship)))
  • Cympak
    Cympak 4 May 2020 01: 24 New
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    Quote: Albert1988
    It is doubtful, of course, that he has such a small angle, but even more so - what kind of fire is there for air targets? If only for those who fly "low-low" ...

    At 5:05 of the video interview there is a plate with the characteristics of the Terminator weapon systems, incl. given UVNs