“Today we cooperate with Emirates Defense Technologies.” We are preparing a sample for testing in the UAE, we hope that they will be successful. Tests are planned in 2017, ”said Kulikov at the exhibition“ Defexpo India - 2016 ”.
Earlier, the general director of the corporation, Oleg Sienko, stated that BMP tests would begin in 2016.
Help newspaper: The Enigma BMP will be equipped with the Russian AU-220M combat module with an 57 mm caliber gun developed by the Petrel Research Institute (included in Uralvagonzavod). The module is an upgraded version of the A-220 offshore installation, designed for tracked and wheeled chassis. Earlier, the module with the 57-millimeter cannon was planned to be used in the Russian-French Atom BMP, but France left the project because of the sanctions. ”