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73-mm 2A28

Country of Origin: Russia


The 2A28 is a medium-caliber (73-mm) low-pressure smoothbore gun used on light armored fighting vehicles. The gun fires a high-explosive, fin-stabilized anti-tank (HEAT-FS) projectile.


Initial operational capability (IOC) was reached around 1966. The gun is in service, with production as needed.

It is built under license in the Czech Republic.

The 2A28 is fitted in BMP-1 armored personnel carriers (APCs) and BMD-1 airborne APCs. Manufacture of the BMP-1 has ceased and only...

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