Rostec presented the "Arctic" armored personnel carrier BT-3F at the Army-2021 forum

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Moscow. August 24. INTERFAX - Holding " High-precision Complexes "(Rostec State Corporation) presented at the military-technical forum "Army-2021" a version of the BT-3F armored personnel carrier adapted for operations in the Far North, according to a press release from Rostec.

"The armored personnel carrier is developed on the basis of the BMP-3F infantry fighting vehicle, and is adapted to perform special tasks in extreme temperatures. It is equipped with a insulated body, an independent heating system that is able to maintain a plus temperature in the cabin even when the main engine is turned off," the state corporation's press release emphasizes.

It is noted that the BT-3F received special tracks with reduced pressure on the ground, which significantly increased the patency of the machine. The vehicle is armed with a 12.7-mm autonomous combat module with an integrated thermal imager and a laser rangefinder. The armored personnel carrier is designed to transport motorized infantry, specialized units, and can also serve as a tactical command post and a medical vehicle.

Bekhan Ozdoev, industrial director of the Rostec cluster of weapons, ammunition and special chemicals, said that the modernized BT-3F " retained a high level of security and mobility from its predecessor, the BMP - 3F, and at the same time received new opportunities for operations at temperatures up to-50 degrees."

"The machine is equipped with a 450 hp engine with a power reserve of 600 km, it is capable of swimming, landing with the help of heavy parachute systems or being transported on the external suspension of the Mi-26 helicopter. The machine will be able to significantly increase the combat potential of units performing tasks in the Arctic," said Ozdoev, whose words are quoted in a press release.

It is also emphasized that the BT-3F, depending on the configuration, can carry, in addition to the crew, up to 15 paratroopers with the ability to place an additional. equipment, such as an unmanned complex, designed for reconnaissance and target designation.

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