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BTR-80 (8 x 8) armored personnel carrier

Country of Origin: Russia


The 8 x 8 BTR-80, a wheeled armored personnel carrier, is the successor to the BTR-70 and includes several major improvements. It has the same all-welded steel armor construction. The twin gasoline engines of earlier models have been replaced by a single diesel engine and modifications have been made to allow easier troop entry and exit.

The BTR-80 is an amphibious APC that can carry 10 personnel: commander, driver/mechanic, gunner and seven troops. There are seven ball-swivel...

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