BMD-2 airborne combat vehicle Weapon Systems // Ground Combat Vehicles // Armored Personnel Carriers

Country of Origin: Russia

The BMD-2 (boevaya mashina desantnaya) airborne combat vehicle is almost identical to the BMD-1 except that it is fitted with a smaller turret, search lights and additional side-view periscopes. It is unclear if the BMD-2 is a new vehicle, or simply a conversion of the BMD-1. The BMD-2's main armament is a single Type 2A42 30-mm stabilized cannon, the same used on the BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicle. Secondary armament is provided by a single 7.62-mm PKT machine gun mounted coaxially...


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