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B-33 Zimbru

Country of Origin: Romania


The B-33 Zimbru (Bison) is a Romanian-made 8x8 armored personnel carrier vehicle similar to the Russian BTR-80.

The hull and turret of the B-33 are made from all-welded steel armor construction. This provides protection against 7.62-mm rounds and shell fragments. The front arc of the vehicle is protected against 12.7-mm, 107 B43-type rounds at a range of 328 ft (100 m). The rest of the Zimbru is guarded against 7.62-mm, 39-type fire at 66 ft (20 m). The turret is similarly...

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