"Terminator" will be bought, because today we rearranged it - made "Terminator-2"told reporters RIA News Sienko at the Eurosatory-2014 exhibition in Paris.
According to the head of the corporation, the first version of the combat vehicle has undergone a significant change.
“The hull was being prepared wider, a little longer, the crew was five people, and we made the layout based on the T-72 chassis, respectively, the crew was reduced to three people.”said sienko.
“They rearranged part of the weapons, made internal systems that allow one person to fire with two types of weapons. We have moved this way, because in many armies of the world there are our cars and there is no need to make super efforts, and in the process of modernization, the new “Terminator-72” turns outhe explained.
The CEO also noted that all components for modernization already exist, in addition, the engine power has been increased.
“We plan to continue to change part of the weapons depending on the relief of many countries, because the 30-mm gun has certain limitations and is outdated already. We have modules that we develop - light, medium and very heavy. ”explained Sienko.
Touching upon the modernization of the machine for foreign colleagues, he noted that there are two options for improving BMPT, the choice of which depends on the financial capabilities of the client countries.
“If technically and technologically they are ready, we can only assemble, if they are not technologically ready, we can do it because the entire main component base is, the top is altered mainly”said sienko.
The first version of the Terminator is equipped with two 30-2A X-mm automatic guns, two Ataka-T supersonic rocket launchers, two AG-4D automatic grenade launchers, and one 17 caliber machine gun.
The presence of multichannel and panoramic television sights in the car allows three operators at any time of day to quickly detect targets at a great distance and hit three of them simultaneously. Sector of fire - 360˚.