RAE 2015: UralVagonZavod introduces a new modernization kit for the BTR-80 APC 21009153

 
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RAE 2015 Russian Arms Expo
Official Online Show Daily News and Official Web TV
International Exhibition of Arms and Military Equipment

9 - 12 September 2015
Nizhny Tagil, Russia
 
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RAE 2015: UralVagonZavod introduces a new modernization kit for the BTR-80 APC
At Russian Arms Expo 2015, being held from 9-12 September 2015, the Russian defense giant UralVagonZavod unveild a modernization kit installend onto the famous BTR-80 armored personnel carrier. This new kit features i.a. a 6S21 remotely-controlled weapon station.
     
UralVagonZavod's upgraded BTR-80 APC displayed at RAE 2015 exhibition
     
According to UralVagonZavod, this new kit is not only dedicated to the BTR-80 APC, but can also be installed on various types of fighting/special-purpose vehicles.

The modernization kit disclosed by UVZ at RAE 2015 comprises first a 6S21 remote-controlled weapon station used to solve the reconnaissance, battlefield surveillance and target recognition using TV and IR cameras and engagement of point and group targets, both moving and fixed, by means of, in this case, of a 14.5 mm KPVT machine-gun from short halts, on the move and on the float.

The RCWS highly improves the weapon performances due to remote-control stabilized laying drive, TV-thermal sight unit with an integrated laser rangefinder, and an increased ammunition capacity inside the RCWS. With its duplicate control system, the RCWS can be fired either from the commander or the gunner's control station.

Thanks to its RCWS, the modernization kits unveiled by UZV also offers an enlarged interior volume.
     
UralVagonZavod's modernization kit for BTR-80 APC features the 6S21 remote-controlled weapon station
     
Featuring exterior video surveillance system, spall liner and slat armor, this new kit seems to be particulary dedicated to urban warfare.

Navigation system, LED headlights and interior lamps also enhance the capability of the vehicle armored with. A new air conditioner allows the vehicle to be used in hotest countries.

The RCWS highly improves the weapon performances due to remote-control stabilized laying drive, TV-thermal sight unit with an integrated laser rangefinder, and an increased ammunition capacity inside the RCWS.

 

 

 

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