Soviet/Russian BTR Series

(Updated 5 July 2011)

References:

Бронеколлекция. 2001 №5. Бронетранспортер БТР-152
Военные Машины №15; Советские Бронетранспортеры БТР-60/70/80/80 Часть 2
СПЕЦИАЛЬНЫЙ ВЫПУСК №1 (11) 2007 г.: Отечественные колесные бронетранспортеры БТР-60. БТР-70. БТР-80

Note: Object is Объект in Russian if you want to Google the net for more designs. Be sure to have the latest internet explorer, a decent antivirus program, firewall, and god knows what else; since the Russian corner of the internet is full of viruses, et al.

Miscellaneous Wheeled APCs

(ZIL-153 / ЗИЛ-153)

Maximum Road Speed: 90 km/h
Highway Cruising Range:
600 km
Notes: Prototype Wheeled APC. A pre-production batch of 10 vehicles was to have been built, but this was canceled and the sole prototype ended up in Kubinka.

Object 1015



Object 1015-B / Объект 1015-Б







BTR-152 Family

Object 140 (BTR-152 / БТР-152)

Acceptance: 24 March 1950
Production
: July 1950 to 1955
Production Numbers: 4,923
Crew: 2
Passengers:
17
Wheel Configuration: 6x6
Combat Weight:
8,600 kg
Main Gun: 7.62mm SG-43 (1,250 rds)
Length: 6,550 mm
Width: 2,320 mm
Height: 2,000 mm (2,360mm with Machine Gun)
Ground Clearance: 285 mm
Engine: ZIS-123 / ЗИС-123 Inline 6 cylinder (110 hp at 3000 RPM)
Maximum Road Speed: 83 km/h
Highway Cruising Range:
750 km

Object 140A (BTR-152A / БТР-152А)

Production: 1952 to 1955
Production Numbers: 719
Crew: 2
Passengers:
6
Wheel Configuration: 6x6
Combat Weight:
8,600 kg
Main Gun: 14.5mm ZPU-2 (1,200 rds)
Length: 6,550 mm
Width: 2,320 mm
Height: 2,000 mm (2,710mm with Cannon)
Ground Clearance: 285 mm
Engine: ZIS-123 / ЗИС-123 Inline 6 cylinder (110 hp at 3000 RPM)
Maximum Road Speed: 83 km/h
Highway Cruising Range:
750 km
Notes: Anti-Aircraft vehicle based on BTR-152.

BTR-152V / БТР-152В

Production: October 1955 to 1959
Production Numbers: 2,904
Crew: 2
Passengers:
17
Wheel Configuration: 6x6
Combat Weight:
8,950 kg
Main Gun: 7.62mm SGMB (1,250 rds)
Length: 6,830 mm
Width: 2,320 mm
Height: 2,050 mm (2,410mm with Machine Gun)
Ground Clearance: 313 mm
Engine: ZIS-123V / ЗИС-123В Inline 6 cylinder (110 hp at 3000 RPM)
Maximum Road Speed: 70 km/h
Highway Cruising Range:
750 km
Notes: World's first APC with adjustable pressure tires.

(BTR-152V1 / БТР-152В1)

Production: October 1958 to 1962
Crew: 2
Passengers:
17
Wheel Configuration: 6x6
Combat Weight:
8,950 kg
Main Gun: 7.62mm SGMB (1,250 rds)
Length: 6,830 mm
Width: 2,320 mm
Height: 2,050 mm (2,410mm with Machine Gun)
Ground Clearance: 295 mm
Engine: ZIS-123V / ЗИС-123В Inline 6 cylinder (110 hp at 3000 RPM)
Maximum Road Speed: 70 km/h
Highway Cruising Range:
780 km
Notes: This model had a redesigned air supply system which supplied air to the adjustable pressure tires internally.

BTR-152E / БТР-152Е

Production: 1955 to 1957
Production Numbers: 160
Notes: Anti-aircraft vehicle based on BTR-152V.

BTR-152S / БТР-152С

Production: 1955 to 1959
Production Numbers: 272
Notes: Command Post Vehicle

BTR-152S1 / БТР-152С1

Production: 1959-1962
Notes: Command Post Vehicle

BTR-152K / БТР-152К

Notes: BTR-152V with the troop compartment's height increased by 300mm and with a 8mm thick armor roof.

BTR-152K1 / БТР-152К1

Production: 1959 to 1962

BTR-152I / БТР-152И

Production: 1957 to 1962.
Notes: Based off BTR-152V and BTR-152V1.

BTR-152E1 / БТР-152Э1

Notes: Export version of BTR-152V1 for Middle Eastern Clients.

BTR-152YU1 / БТР-152Ю1

Notes: Export version of BTR-152V1.

BTR-152T1 / БТР-152Т1

Notes: Tropical Export version of BTR-152V1 with enhanced cooling equipment installed.

BTR-40 Family

Object 141 (BTR-40 / БТР-40)

Years Produced: 1950-1960 (Not sure if for basic model or for all variants)
Notes: Based on GAZ-63 chassis. Designed to carry eight infantrymen. Development began in 1947.

(BTR-40A / БТР-40А)

Main Gun: ZPU-2
Notes: Adopted 1951.

(BTR-40B / БТР-40Б)

БТР-40жд/БТР-40Ажд

BTR-50 Family

Object 750 (BTR-50P / БТР-50П)

Notes: Large parts of the chassis are identical to the PT-76. The powertrain (engine and transmission) is also identical to the PT-76.

Object 750M (BTR-50PA / БТР-50ПА)

Object 750PK (BTR-50PK / БТР-50ПК)

Object 905 (BTR-50PN / БТР-50ПН)

Object 750K (BTR-50PU / БТР-50ПУ)

BTR-50PUM / БТР-50ПУМ

BTR-50PUM1 / БТР-50ПУМ1

BTR-60 Family

BTR-60P / БТР-60П (GAZ-49 / ГАЗ-49)

Acceptance: 13 November 1959 – Order 202
Production: 1960 to 1963.
Notes: Basic version.

BTR-60PA / БТР-60ПА (GAZ-49A / ГАЗ-49А)

Production: 1963 to 1966.
Combat Weight: 10,200 kg
Passengers: 12
Notes: Had armored roof.

BTR-60PA-1 / БТР-60ПА-1

Production: 1965 to 1966.

BTR-60PB / БТР-60ПБ (GAZ-49B / ГАЗ-49Б)

Acceptance: 29 June 1964
Production: 1966 to 1976.

BTR-60PU / БТР-60ПУ



BTR-60PU-12 / БТР-60ПУ-12



1V18 “Maple-1” / 1В18 «Клен-1»

Notes: Artillery FO vehicle

1V19 “Maple-2” / 1В19 «Клен-2»

Notes: Artillery FO vehicle

TAB-71

Notes: Romanian license production of BTR-60P.

TAB-71M

Notes: Romanian license production of BTR-60PB.

BTR-70 Family

BTR-70 / БТР-70 (GAZ-4905 / ГАЗ-4905)

Adoption: 21 August 1972 – USSR Ministry of Defense Order #0141
Years Produced: 1975 – 1987 (All variants)
Crew: 3
Passengers:
7
Wheel Configuration: 8x8
Combat Weight: 12,000 kg
Length: 7,535 mm
Width: 2,800 mm
Height: 2,235 mm
Ground Clearance: 475 mm
Maximum Road Speed: 80 km/h
Maximum Water Speed: 9 to 10 km/h
Highway Cruising Range: 400-600 km

BTR-70MS / БТР-70МС



БТР-70КШМ



2S14 “Tip-C” / 2С14 «Жало-С»

Crew: 3 to 4
Combat Weight: 12,500 kg
Main Gun: 85mm Gun 2А62 (30-40 rounds) (20-25 RPM)
Length (Hull): 7,510 mm
Length (Gun Forward):
9,950 mm
Width: 2,790 mm
Height: 2,490 mm
Ground Clearance: 475 mm
Ground Pressure: 1.05 to 2.21 kg/cm2
Engines: 2 x ЗМЗ-4905 Gasoline Engines (120 hp each)
Maximum Road Speed: 80 km/h
Maximum Water Speed:
9 to 10 km/h
Highway Cruising Range:
400-600 km
Notes: 85mm Self-Propelled Anti-tank gun mounted on BTR-70 chassis.
(2S14 Photograph 1)
(2S14 Photograph 2)

TAB-77

Notes: Romanian license production of BTR-70.

BTR-80 Family

BTR-80 / БТР-80 (GAZ-5903 / ГАЗ-5903)

Crew: 2
Passengers:
8
Wheel Configuration: 8x8
Combat Weight: 13,600 kg
Main Gun: 14.5mm KPVT (500 rds)
Coaxial: 7.62mm MG (2,000 rds)
Main Gun Elevation: -4° to +60°
Main Gun Traverse: 360°
Length: 7,650 mm
Width: 2,900 mm
Height: 2,450 mm
Ground Clearance: 475 mm
Engine: КамАЗ-7403 V8 diesel (260 hp @ 2,600 RPM)
Maximum Road Speed: 80 km/h
Maximum Water Speed: 9 km/h
Highway Cruising Range: 600 km
Notes: All serial BTR-80s carry the machine gun turret BPA-1 / БПУ-1.
(Seating Assignments in BTR-80)

BTR-80A / БТР-80А (GAZ-59029 / ГАЗ-59029)

Crew: 3
Passengers:
3
Wheel Configuration: 8x8
Combat Weight: 14,500 kg
Main Gun: 30mm 2A72 Autocannon (300 rds)
Coaxial: 7.62mm PKT (2,000 rds)
Main Gun Elevation: -5° to +70°
Main Gun Traverse: 360°
Length: 7,650 mm
Width: 2,900 mm
Height: 2,800 mm
Ground Clearance: 475 mm
Maximum Road Speed: 90 km/h
Maximum Water Speed: 9.5 km/h
Highway Cruising Range: 600 km
Notes: Over 200+ were produced from 1995 to 2000 for the Russian Army.

BTR-80S / БТР-80С

Crew: 2
Passengers:
8
Wheel Configuration: 8x8
Combat Weight: 13,600 kg
Main Gun: 14.5mm KPVT (500 rds)
Coaxial: 7.62mm PKT (2,000 rds)
Main Gun Elevation: -5° to +70°
Main Gun Traverse: 360°
Length: 7,650 mm
Width: 2,900 mm
Height: 2,800 mm
Ground Clearance: 475 mm
Maximum Road Speed: 80 km/h
Maximum Water Speed:
10 km/h
Highway Cruising Range:
600 km
Notes: Simplified variant of BTR-80A for the Interior Ministry.

BTR-80K / БТР-80К (GAZ-59031 / ГАЗ-59031)

Crew: 3
Passengers:
3
Wheel Configuration: 8x8
Combat Weight: 13,600 kg
Length: 7,650 mm
Width: 2,900 mm
Height: 2,450 mm
Ground Clearance: 475 mm
Maximum Road Speed: 80 to 90 km/h
Maximum Water Speed:
9.5 km/h
Highway Cruising Range:
600 km
Notes: Command vehicle for mechanized infantry battalions.

RKhM-4-01 / РХМ-4-01

Notes: NBC Reconnaissance vehicle.

1В188

Notes: Possibly a field artillery forward observation variant.

BTR-80M / БТР-80М

Engine: DMZ-238M2 / ЯМЗ-238М2 (240 hp)
Notes: Improved model with slightly longer hull, new tires (КИ-128) and a new engine. The new engine was utilized due to a fire at the Kamaz engine factory in April 1993, interrupting supplies of the original engine.

BREM-K / БРЭМ-К (GAZ-59033 / ГАЗ-59033)

Notes: Armored recovery vehicle.

(GAZ-59037 / ГАЗ-59037)

Notes: Civilian Utility Vehicle.

/ БТР-80КШ (GAZ 59032 / ГАЗ-59032)

BMM-80 “Symphony” / БММ-80 «Симфония» (GAZ-59039 / ГАЗ-59039)

Notes: Armored medical transport. Available in three versions: BMM-1 (battlefield first aid and evacuation), BMM-2 (Battalion level initial treatment), and BMM-3 (Mobile Field Hospital). All versions carry 9 patients, seven internally and two externally on stretchers.

2S23 “Nona-SVK” / 2С23 «Нона-СВК»

Main Gun: 120mm Rifled Gun 2А60 (10 RPM)
Main Gun Elevation:
-4° to +80°
Main Gun Traverse:
70° (35° to each side)
Notes: Self Propelled Mortar based on the BTR-80 Chassis.

BRDM-3 / БРДМ-3

Notes: Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle.

BTR-90 Family

BTR-90 (GAZ-5923 / ГАЗ-5923)

Crew: 3
Passengers:
7
Wheel Configuration: 8x8
Combat Weight: 20,920 kg
Main Gun: 30mm 2A42 Autocannon (500 rds)
Coaxial: 7.62mm PKT (2,000 rds)
External Gun: 30mm AG-17/АГ-17 Automatic Grenade Launcher (400 rounds)
External ATGM: 4 x 9M113 Konkurs (AT-5 SPANDREL)
Main Gun Elevation: -5° to +75°
Main Gun Traverse: 360°
Gunner's Sight: BPKZ-42 / БПКЗ-42 Day/Night Sight.
Length: 8,150 mm
Width: 3,100 mm
Height: 3,040 mm
Ground Clearance: 510 mm
Engine: 2В-06-2С Flex-Fuel Diesel (510 hp)
Maximum Road Speed: 100 km/h
Maximum Water Speed:
9 km/h
Highway Cruising Range:
800 km

BTR-D Family

(BTR-D)

Crew: 3 (Driver, Left Gunner, Right Gunner)
Auxiliary: 2 x 7.62mm PKT in ball mounts (1,000 rounds each)
Notes: Lengthened BMD-1 body by 483mm and one extra road wheel. Deleted the 73mm gun. From mid-1980 onwards, these were produced with AGS-17 on pintle mounts.

(BTR-RD)

ATGM: 9P135M Complex

(BTR-ZD)

Notes: MANPAD transportation vehicle. Carries six Strela-3s.

2S9 “Nona”

Notes: Based on BTR-D Chassis.

1V119

Notes: Based on BTR-D Chassis.