BTR-4M in Tropical Test Trials in Indonesia
30 Januari 2017
BTR-4M in Indonesia
Ukrainian amphibious armored personal carriers BTR-4M successfully passed all test trials in tropical conditions in Indonesia.
What’s in the package?
BTR-4M in its standard version equipped with uninhabited combat turret BM-7 “Parus” with a 30-mm automatic gun ZTM-1, 30 mm grenade launcher and 7,76 automatic gun, “Barrier” antitank guided missile system, however a number of different combat turrets are available for integration depending on the customer’s needs.
Each of five BTR-4M successfully passed mobility trials and hit defined targets on specified distances, demonstrating accuracy of Ukrainian weaponry.
New BTR-4M with 8×8 wheel arrangement, equipped with NATO standard Deutz engine and Allison transmissions. Turbocharged 6-cylinder 11.9 liter diesel engine BF6M 1015Cp allows to have a 515 horsepower output at maximum 1800 rpm.
During the tests of amphibious capabilities, combat vehicles acted in the water steadily and smoothly.
A number of different sea trials in different conditions have successfully been conducted.
These new armored vehicles capable to cross inland water obstacles without any changes in configuration.
(Asian Military Review)