“We are now leading a new development project, modernizing this car, putting a thermal sight on it, that is, the car will be great at night,” said Krasovitsky at KADEX – 2016.
"The name of the updated BTR will have a certain additional letter," he said. “We will soon complete this ROC,” added the head of the MIC.
According to him, the company is “currently working on 20 projects, most of which are scheduled to be completed this year, and the rest in 2017.”
Resource Help: “BTR-82A differs from its predecessors by increased security and fire power, as well as the presence of air conditioners. The machine is armed with a 30-mm 2A72 automatic cannon and a PKT machine gun of the 7,62 caliber mm. The maximum speed of an armored personnel carrier on the highway reaches 80 kilometers per hour, afloat - 10 kilometers per hour. The prototypes of the machines were made in 2009, tested in the winter of 2010, then (in 2011 g) were put into service. ”