BRDM-2RCH, Smecno, Czechia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ashberry
N 50° 11.297 E 014° 01.963
33U E 430949 N 5560012
Quick Description: BRDM-2RCH is a wheeled amphibious armoured 4x4 vehicle designed for a squad of chemical and radiological reconnaissance troops.
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 6/1/2021 3:26:45 AM
Waymark Code: WM14AWH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
Views: 10

Long Description:
ARMOURED RECONNAISSANCE CARRIER BRDM-2RCH

This is a wheeled amphibious armoured 4x4 vehicle designed for a squad of chemical and radiological reconnaissance troops.

This system is designed for the conduct of chemical, biological and radiological reconnaissance, the marking of contaminated areas, the sampling of contaminated earth, food and water, and their evaluation. It is also capable of carrying out meteo observations and reporting on radiological and chemical situations.

The system’s specialised equipment includes the GSP-11 or GSP-12 automatic warning indicator, chemical detector CHP-71, radiometer IT-65 or DP-86, radio transreceiver R-123, thermo-navigation device TNA-3, a system for marking decontaminated areas, a set for taking samples KPO-1, and a meteorological set MK-3. The armoured carrier is equipped with a 7,62 mm PKT machine gun.

The first two BRDM-2rch vehicles imported from the USSR were introduced into the Czechoslovak Army in 1975.

Basic Technical Data:

Weight: 7,000 kg
Average speed during reconnaissance: 30 to 40 km per hour (10 km per hour in heavy terrain)
Engine: GAZ-41, eight-cylinder, four-stroke, petrol to V
Maximum power: 103 kW at 3,200 rpm
Maximum road speed: 95 to 100 km
Floating speed: 9 to 10 km per hour
Operation range: 750 km

Dimensions:
- length: 5,750 mm
- length with marking device: 6 100 mm
- width: 2 350 mm
- height over the tower: 2 310 mm
- height at the marking device: 2 020 mm
- clear height: 340 mm

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