BMPT Terminator will receive a remote blasting ammunition
Category: Defence Industry
The Pribor Research and Production Association, which is part of Techmash (Russia), is developing the state-of-the-arts amunition with a remote blasting, said Yury Nabokov, general director of the company.
According to his statement, the latest developments also include ammunition for 30-mm automatic guns of the BMPT Terminator. The company promises that by 2020 these munitions will be ready for serial production.
Nabokov noted that at present company are aimed at completing the work on the creation of an ammunition of a caliber of 30 millimeters with remote blasting. At the moment, the small batch is already preparing for the state tests. In total, the entire cycle should take no more than two years.
To date, the Russian Ministry of Defense has signed a contract with Uralvagonzavod for the delivery of the first batch of BMPT Terminator in the third or fourth quarter of 2018, which will immediately go to the test site of the 90th Vitebsk-Novgorod twice Red Banner Guards Tank Division in the Chelyabinsk Region. Specialists and military men in time of the tests will determine the forms and methods of using this vehicle in army.
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