Designed to be mounted on tracked and wheeled combat vehicles, naval and river vessels and other carriers.
The BMP-3 Fighting Compartment is a unified fighting compartment with a powerful armament complex, armour protection, ammunition stowages, vision devices, communication facilities, automated fire-control system, smoke grenade launching system and is equipped with gunner's and commander's working places.
The automated fire-control system, consisting of daylight and night sights and vision devices, laser range-finder, armament stabilizer, ballistic computer with input data sensors, enables a gunner and a commander effectively hit ground and aerial targets from a halt, on the move and afloat, with all types of ammunition, including ATOM with laser beam guidance.
At customer's request the BMP-3 Fighting Compartment fire-control system may be additionally equipped with gunner's SAT thermal imager sight to raise quality and range of night vision in various conditions.
The armament of the BMP-3 Fighting Compartment includes a 100-mm gun-launcher with loading gear, a 30-mm double-belt feed automatic gun, and a 7.62-mm machine gun with horizontal and vertical stabilization.