BVP-1 Infantry fighting vehicle - Policka, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja
N 49° 41.404 E 016° 16.089
33U E 591465 N 5504944
Quick Description: BVP-1 infantry fighting vehicle in front of the entrance into a factory "Policské strojírny" where refurbishments, modernizations, and spare parts for all types of military vehicles is made.
Location: Pardubický kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 9/16/2019 11:47:05 PM
Waymark Code: WM11AMG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member WanderingAus
Views: 10

Long Description:
The BMP-1 is a Soviet amphibious tracked infantry fighting vehicle. It was produced under license in former Czechoslovakia as BVP-1. The model of BVP-1 painted by "dessert" camouflage is presented on a display in front of the factory "Policské strojírny" where refurbishments, modernizations, and spare parts for all types of military vehicles is made.

The BVP-1 (BMP-1) armoured personnel carrier is amphibious waterproof tracked vehicle featuring good armour protection and manoeuvring abilities. The BVP-1 is equipped with a heavy 73 mm gun and a coupled 7.62 mm machine gun. The BVP-1 is designed to transport a motorized combat infantry unit of 8 members. The armoured personnel carrier is equipped with a manually loaded launching device.

Weight: 13,250 kg
Engine type: UTD-20, 6 cylinders in „V“ system
Engine output: 220 kW
Main dimensions (length x width x height): 6,735 x 2,949 x 2,070 mm
Maximum speed: 65 km/h
Seaworthiness maximal speed: 6 km/h
73 mm gun: 2A28
Coupled 7.62 mm machine gun – type: PKT

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