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India plans to modernize the BMP-2 in service

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India plans to modernize the BMP-2 in service

The Indian Ground Forces intend to modernize the BMP-2 / 2K Sarath infantry fighting vehicles in service. According to the Hindustan Times, it is planned to modernize 811 infantry fighting vehicles, assembled under license at Indian enterprises.


The Indian Army Command announced a tender for the modernization of the BMP-2 / 2K, sending a proposal to national companies, which must send their proposals within six weeks. It is assumed that the modernization will take place at Indian enterprises, while the share of Indian equipment should be at least 40%.

Applicants for the contract are invited to develop a BMP-2 prototype equipped with a gunner's thermal imaging sight and a third-generation commander's panoramic sight, a modern fire control system and an automatic target tracking system. The armament will remain the same. Each applicant will receive one BMP to create a prototype, which will most likely be tested in 24 months.

In the command of the Ground Forces, the upcoming modernization was explained by the "blindness" of the BMP at night and the inconsistency of sighting devices with "modern combat conditions."

It is possible that Russia will be involved in the modernization of the BMP, since it has the appropriate technologies and can supply components. The participation of foreign partners is stipulated by the agreement.
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  1. Morglenn
    Morglenn 16 September 2020 13: 01
    +5
    Behu needs to be modernized for a long time
    1. Megatron
      Megatron 16 September 2020 13: 10
      -1
      They will dance again with tambourines, break, and then they will bow to us.
  2. APASUS
    APASUS 16 September 2020 13: 06
    +4
    It is assumed that the modernization will take place at Indian enterprises, while the share of Indian equipment should be at least 40%.

    The problem is more likely not in the modernization itself, but in the percentage of Indian equipment. India produces modern MSA, panoramic sights for infantry fighting vehicles. Or do they want to get technology again under this brand?
  3. Ervin
    Ervin 16 September 2020 13: 11
    -14 qualifying.
    Modernization means a new engine, transmission, sighting systems, thermal imagers, reconnaissance means (drones), telecontrol systems. Of all of the above, in Russia you can only clean the barrels of guns and machine guns - the Indians can do this themselves.
    1. Sidor Amenpodestovich
      Sidor Amenpodestovich 16 September 2020 13: 42
      +6
      Quote: Ervin
      Modernization means a new engine, transmission, sighting systems, thermal imagers, reconnaissance means (drones), telecontrol systems. Of all of the above, in Russia you can only clean the barrels of guns and machine guns - the Indians can do this themselves.

      Primitive and thick. Therefore, it is very boring. Thrall is clearly not yours, since you obviously have a little less ability to do this than you do not have at all.
    2. d4rkmesa
      d4rkmesa 16 September 2020 13: 51
      +3
      The engine - a turbocharged UTD-23 fits the requirements, the rest - combat modules (the same "Berezhok") are there, there would be money. It's funny about drones and telecontrol systems, write more.
      1. Ervin
        Ervin 16 September 2020 13: 59
        -10 qualifying.
        We observe how India buys a turbocharged UTD-23, combat modules "Berezhok" and laughing at the drones))
        Meanwhile, India bought the French Rafale fighters instead of the Russian Su-30MKI, although according to the conclusion of many experts who are even here, the Rafale does not have any advantage over the Russian Su-30MKI at all, just a laugh.
        1. strannik1985
          strannik1985 16 September 2020 14: 40
          +1
          36 Rafale and 242 Su-30MKI, incomparable numbers. This year 12 Su-30 and 21 MiG-29s are additionally purchased.
          1. Boris Chernikov
            Boris Chernikov 16 September 2020 20: 25
            +1
            Why are you tearing a template for a person? Then he should sit on it .. lol
        2. d4rkmesa
          d4rkmesa 16 September 2020 15: 16
          +3
          Observe. You are not from Kharkov for an hour? Understand. laughing
          "Rafale" - an incredible pepelats, mimics the 5th generation, and for the price as well. laughing
    3. strannik1985
      strannik1985 16 September 2020 14: 09
      +2
      "Berezhok" looks at you in bewilderment.
      In general, thank you, the best praise is inept criticism wink
    4. Zaurbek
      Zaurbek 16 September 2020 14: 19
      0
      There is Berezhok ..... This topic already exists in the Russian Federation .... and the Indian can be something else - paint, suo, communication ...
    5. Boris Chernikov
      Boris Chernikov 16 September 2020 20: 24
      -1
      you were still forbidden to use the search and you have not heard about Berezhka?
  4. Ros 56
    Ros 56 16 September 2020 13: 14
    +2
    As I understand it, the first item in the proposal will be the development of a new dance with tambourines before modernization.
  5. Recon
    Recon 16 September 2020 13: 22
    +5
    With modern weapons and electronic stuffing, even without upgrading the engine, etc., this machine may well show Kuzkin's mother. If you compare, for example, with the BMD, it will generally be nice. He drove and fired from both options.
  6. Gloomy skeptic
    Gloomy skeptic 16 September 2020 13: 31
    -1
    As a rule, the modernization will end with tying bunches of grass and incense candles to scare away evil spirits, as well as sticking the lyrics of a song from the movie "Disco Dancer" like "Jimmy, Jimmy .." to the tower so that during the performance of the main dance of modernization, the entire the crew could sing with the chorus immediately reading the words from the piece of paper.
    1. Livonetc
      Livonetc 16 September 2020 13: 52
      -2
      But their incense is smelly.
  7. PROXOR
    PROXOR 16 September 2020 14: 11
    0
    Of course, I'm naive, but in the Tundra tank game, the BMP-2M Berezhok has a huge joint with a thermal imager. When you look to the right, the exhaust fills up nicely in the thermal imager. What about a real car? What I mean. The Indians, I look, have solved this issue. But our BMP-2M didn’t do anything.
  8. cat Rusich
    cat Rusich 16 September 2020 20: 04
    +1
    There is a universal module (tower) "Bakhcha-U" - from the sides you can put the same 4 "Kornet-EM", and attach an AGS in the back. It differs from the "Berezhka" in the presence of a 100mm gun-launcher 2A70 good
  9. Jacket in stock
    Jacket in stock 17 September 2020 05: 24
    +1
    What "Berezhok", what "Bakhcha"?
    It seems that it is written in black and white - the weapons will not be changed.
    They just want to install new optics and electronics.
    Do we have it? Like buying them for their tanks in France?