30/01/2017 16:44

Ukraine can produce IFV based on Oplot tank chassis

The Ukrainian defence companies can produce new heavy infantry fighting vehicle based on the Oplot main battle tank.

The project of new heavy infantry fighting vehicle has working title Berserk, a source told Defence Blog on 30 January.

The Berserk is a heavy infantry fighting vehicle is designed and produced on the basis of Oplot main battle tank (MBT). Also, the fighting vehicle has cannonproof armor and forward located engine-transmission compartment, the bottom of which contains additional anti-mine protection.

The vehicle is equipped with brand new multiple protection systems:

  • diversity, multi-layered combined stationary armor with elements of composite materials;
  • ERA (Explosive Reactive Armour);
  • distance protection system.
  • Crew has a possibility to 360 degrees range operation view.
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