Rosoboronexport to Present a Unique Combat Vehicle at IDEX 2011

By Rosoboronexport, PRNE
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

MOSCOW, February 17, 2011 - At the 10th anniversary IDEX 2011, to be held in Abu Dhabi
(UAE) from 20 to 24 February, Rosoboronexport is presenting the BMPT, a
unique tank support combat vehicle. To this end, the ample capabilities of an
interactive exhibition complex, based on modern visualization and 3D modeling
technologies, will be used for the first time.

The BMPT is virtually unrivaled in the world: it is truly a
new dawn in the world of armored vehicles. Experts note that the new Russian
vehicle can operate both independently and jointly with tanks.

When tanks and BMPT are used together, the efficiency is
achieved through allocation of targets: fortifications and heavily armored
vehicles are destroyed by tanks, while manpower, antitank weapons and lightly
armored vehicles are engaged by the BMPT.

Independently, the BMPT can be used to strengthen and support
the infantry, escort and guard convoys and facilities, defeat terrorist


The vehicle's main armament fire-control system, based on a
multi-channel sight (with optical and thermal channels) and a panoramic
low-level TV sight, can detect and recognize small targets at long ranges,
day and night, in bad weather and engage them with two 30mm 2A42 automatic
cannons firing HE and AP projectiles. The ammunition load of is 850 rounds in
two magazines.

The main armament system includes also two launchers with four
supersonic Ataka-T ATGMs carrying HEAT and thermobaric warheads.

Secondary armament, consisting of two 30mm AG-17D automatic
grenade launchers, is housed in armored compartments on the sides. The
ammunition load consisting of 300 grenades for each AG-17D is located at the
same place. The grenade launchers are remotely controlled and vertically
stabilized. A 7.62mm machine gun coupled with the 30mm cannons is used as
ancillary armament.

BMPT's crew includes three operators enabling quick detection
and simultaneous destruction of three different targets in the 360-degree
sector at once. The targets are allocated among the crew members by the
vehicle's commander who himself can independently fire in duplicate control
mode, if required.

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Information for Press and Media

The Federal State Unitary Enterprise ROSOBORONEXPORT is the
sole company in Russia authorized to export full range of defense-related and
dual-use products, technologies and services. The official status of
ROSOBORONEXPORT secures the guaranteed state support in all operations.
ROSOBORONEXPORT is ranked among the major companies on the global arms market
and accounts for over 80% of Russia's annual arms sales.

Kirill Bychkov has been appointed press secretary of the head
of the Rosoboronexport delegation. Any questions pertaining to coverage of
the company activities at the show shall be addressed to him at the stand or
by phone 055-135-74-61.

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