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BMD-1 Airborne Infantry Fighting Vehicle

Specifications
Date of Introduction 1969
Proliferation At least 1 country
Description  
Crew 2
Troop Capacity 5 passengers (+1)
Combat Weight (mt) 13.3
Chassis Length Overall (m) 6.74
Height Overall (m) 2.15
Width Overall (m) 2.94
Ground Pressure (kg/cm 2 ) 0.57
Automotive Performance  
Engine Type 240-hp Diesel
Cruising Range (km) 600
Speed (km/h)  
Max Road 65
Max Off-Road 40-45
Average Cross-Country INA
Max Swim 7
Fording Depth (m) Amphibious
Radio R-123M
Protection  
Armor, Turret Front (mm) 23 or Antibullet
Active Protective System N/A
Mineclearing Equipment N/A
Self-Entrenching Blade N/A
NBC Protection System Collective
Smoke Equipment VEESS
ARMAMENT  
Main Armament  
Caliber, Type, Name 73-mm smoothbore gun, 2A28/Grom
Rate of Fire(rd/min) 7-8
Loader Type Autoloader
Ready/Stowed Rounds 40 / 0
Elevation () -4/ +33
Fire on Move Yes, but only 10 km/h or less (est)
Auxiliary Weapons  
Caliber, Type, Name 7.62-mm (7.62x 54R) machinegun, PKT
Mount Type Coax
Maximum Aimed Range (m) 1,300
Max Effective Range (m)  
Day 1,000/400-500 on the move
Fire on Move Yes
Rate of Fire (rd/min) 250 practical / 650 cyclic, 2-10 round bursts
Caliber, Type, Name 7.62-mm machinegun, PKT
Mount Type Bow (ball-mounted)
Maximum Aimed Range (m) 1,000
Max Effective Range (m)  
Day 1,000/ 400-500 on the move
Night N/A
Fire on Move Yes
Rate of Fire (rd/min) 250 practical / 650 cyclic, 2-10 round bursts
ATGM Launcher  
Name 9P111
Launch Method Rail-launched
Guidance MCLOS
Command Link Wire
Launcher Dismountable Yes
Firing Ports 1 on each side, 1 in left rear door
FIRE CONTROL  
FCS Name INA
Main Gun Stabilization N/A
Rangefinder Stadiametric
Infrared Searchlight Yes
Sights w/Magnification  
Gunner  
Day 1PN22M1, 8x
Field of View () 15
Acquisition Range (m)  
Night 1PN22M1, 6.7x
Field of View () 6
Acquisition Range (m) 800-1,000, based on light
Commander Fire Main Gun No
MAIN ARMAMENT AMMUNITION  
Caliber, Type, Name  
73-mm HEAT-FS, PG-9  
Maximum Aimed Range (m) 1,300
Max Effective Range (m)  
Day 800, but 600 or less on the move
Night 800
Tactical AA Range INA
Armor Penetration (mm) 335 (RHA)
73-mm HEAT-FS, NFI  
Maximum Aimed Range (m) 1,300
Max Effective Range (m)  
Day 1,000, but 600 or less on the move
Night 800-1,000
Tactical AA Range INA
Armor Penetration (mm) 400 (RHA)
73-mm HE, OG-9  
Maximum Aimed Range (m) 1,300, 600 or less on the move
Max Effective Range (m)  
Day 1,300, but 600 or less on the move
Night 800-1,000
Tactical AA Range INA
Armor penetration (mm) INA
73-mm HE, OG-9M1  
Maximum Aimed Range (m) 4,500
Max Effective Range (m)  
Day 1,300, but 600 or less on the move
Night 800-1,000
Tactical AA Range INA
Armor Penetration (mm) INA
Other Ammunition Types OG-9M
Antitank Guided Missiles  
Name AT-3, -3A, -B
Warhead Type Tandem HEAT
Armor Penetration (mm) 410 RHA
Range (m) 3,000
Name AT-3C
Warhead Type Tandem HEAT
Armor Penetration (mm) 520 RHA
Range (m) 3,000
Name AT-3C Imp/ Polk (Slovenian)
Warhead Type Precursor with HEAT
Armor Penetration (mm) 580 RHA
Range (m) 3,000
Name Malyutka-2 (Russian)
Warhead Type Tandem HEAT
Armor Penetration (mm) 800 RHA
Range (m) 3,000
Name Malyutka HE (Russian)
Warhead Type Frag-HE
Armor Penetration (mm) N/A
Range (m) 3,000



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