The Russian BMP infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) was one of the most significant innovations in infantry tactics in the latter half of the 20th century. Built. The BMP-1 is a Soviet amphibious tracked infantry fighting vehicle. BMP stands for Boyevaya BMP Infantry Fighting Vehicle, – New Vanguard [0%/0] The Russian BMP infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) was one of the most significant innovations in infantry tactics in the latter half of the 20th century. Built in.

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Existing APCs offered little or no protection from either nuclear or chemical weapons, as they were either open-topped or could not be sealed sufficiently. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. From to the Present Day.

This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options. August Learn how and when to remove this template message. The Red Army Mechanized infantry tactics during the s were similar to World War II methods in which APCs were used as “battle taxis”; they would keep the infantry in close proximity to the battle-tanks during movement, but on enemy contact they would unload their infantry before retreating to safer areas.

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It would increase infantry squad mobility, provide fire support to them, and also be able to fight alongside main battle tanks. Archived from the original on 15 June The inner fuel tank 1967-49 more vulnerable than that of many modern IFVs — the thin side armor means that penetration is likely to occur to the inner fuel tank as well.


Built in response to the threat of nuclear warfare, it was fiyhting world’s first IFV, providing the infantry squad with unprecedented firepower, mobility and protection. The BMP-1 can make its own smoke screen by injecting vaporized diesel fuel into the exhaust manifold using the TDA engine thermal smoke generating system.

BMP Infantry Fighting Vehicle by Steven J. Zaloga

Strona 2 — Pancerni. Retrieved 13 December Defense of the Third Reich — Sell now – Have one to sell? For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. Archived from the original on 19 May The gunner’s station is located to the left of the main gun.

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The BMP-1 is a fully amphibious tracked vehicle, with a front-engined chassis developed especially for it, a welded steel vfhicle with a sharp, sloping front with a conspicuously ridged surface, a centrally located, flat, truncated cone turret and a troop compartment at the rear. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them.

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Soldiers sit on two padded benches along the center line of the vehicle and face the sides. Other books in the series.

Patrick Cooley marked it as to-read Dec 07, This richly illustrated book examines the development and design of the BMP, detailing its armaments, performance in combat and variants. Retrieved from ” https: Many field modifications were made to their BMP-1s by various units. Julio Campos added it Apr 17, This situation was addressed in the later BMP-2 design, where the commander shares the two-man turret with the gunner.

Due to the low profile of the vehicle, the designers have had to place the fuel tank between the two rows of outward-facing seats, meaning that the infantrymen sit very close to the bulk of the vehicle’s fuel storage; extra fuel is carried in b,p hollow armored rear doors.

Dan Doughty marked it as to-read Dec 04, The same turret is used in the BMD Zaloga series New Vanguard. Victory at Any Cost. Naval Weapons of World War One.