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BTR-60 Armored Personnel Carrier

Alternative Designations BTR-60-PK
Date of Introduction 1963
Proliferation At least 30 countries (including variants)
Crew 2
Troop Capacity 12
Combat Weight (mt) 10.1
Chassis Length Overall (m) 7.22
Height Overall (m) 2.06
Width Overall (m) 2.82
Ground Pressure (kg/cm 2 ) INA
Drive Formula 8 x 8
Automotive Performance  
Engine Type 2 x 180-hp Gasoline
Cruising Range (km) 500
Speed (km/h)  
Max Road 80
Max Off-Road 60
Average Cross-Country INA
Max Swim 10
Fording Depths (m) Amphibious
Radio INA
Armor, Turret Front (mm) 7-9mm hull front (no turret)
Applique Armor (mm) N/A
Explosive Reactive Armor (mm) N/A
Active Protective System N/A
Mineclearing Equipment N/A
Self-Entrenching Blade N/A
NBC Protection System Collective
Smoke Equipment N/A
Main Armament  
Caliber, Type, Name 12.7-mm (12.7 x 108) heavy MG, DShK
Rate of Fire (rd/min) 80-100 (practical)
Loader Type Belt feed
Ready/Stowed Rounds INA
Elevation () -10/+80
Fire on Move Yes
Auxiliary Weapons  
Caliber, Type, Name 2 x 7.62-mm machinegun PKT
Mount Type Vehicle top
Maximum Aimed Range (m) 1,500
Max Effective Range (m)  
Day 1,000
Night N/A
Fire on Move Yes
Rate of Fire (rd/min) 250 practical / 650 cyclic, in 2-10 rd bursts
ATGM Launcher N/A
Firing Ports 3 on each side
FCS Name N/A
Main Gun Stabilization N/A
Rangefinder N/A
Infrared Searchlight N/A
Sights w/Magnification  
Day K10-T
Field of View () INA
Acquisition Range (m) 1,500 (est)
Night N/A
Commander Fire Main Gun No

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