The possibility of equipping the BMP-3 AU-220M module with 57-mm gun became apparent when the information about the combat system appeared on the official website of the developer JSC CRI “Petrel”. There was a computer image of the modernized BMP. Desert camouflage pointed out which countries are the first customers.
AW-220M has a perfect fire control system (FCS), which includes a combined sighting system with TV and IR channels, laser range finders and independent 2-planar stabilization of the visual field.
With MSA, it has effective detection and identification purposes guidance on which 57-mm automatic cannon and 7.62 mm machine gun firing from both places, and while driving, as well as to overcome water obstacles.
Automatic 57 mm gun has a maximum rate of fire of 120 rds. / Min. Ammunition – 200 shots. Maximum range of fire – up to 12 km. The ammunition includes armor-piercing, high-explosive, as well as the latest guided missiles, which further increase the already high accuracy.