Concern “Tractor plants” will show at the exhibition RAE-2015 in Nizhny Tagil, new versions of the BMP-3, equipped with remote-controlled weapon stations, according to Tass .One of the modifications will be equipped with 57-mm cannon in high ballistics unmanned combat module development CRI “Petrel”, part of the Corporation “Uralvagonzavod”.
Version of the BMP-3 with 57-millimeter cannon received code “Derivation”. The second modification, under the code “Dragoon”, has undergone a major change. In particular, changed the layout of the machine motor, located on the base version of the BMP-3 in the diet, moved to the bow, which will increase the troop compartment and equip it for the exit ramp.”Dragoon” save standard armament of the BMP-3 100-millimeter gun ballistics low, coupled with her 30-mm automatic cannon and machine gun PKT, but also weapons will be located in an uninhabited module. Source
Russia Arms Expo – international exhibition of armaments and equipment. Consistently since 1999, held in Nizhny Tagil. Russia Arms Expo-2015 will be the tenth in a row exhibition. In addition to Russian companies, the audience will also be able to see defense companies from France, Turkey, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
At the armed detachments of South Yemen, which has its support for “Arabian coalition” led by Saudi Arabia, were infantry fighting vehicles BMP-3 Russian-made, according to military-informant.com . It is assumed that the war machines were supplied by the United Arab Emirates in a joint military operation with Saudi Arabia and other countries against the rebels Huthis. (more…)