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K-16 Bumerang

Country of Origin: Russia


The Bumerang is a modular 8 x 8 wheeled combat vehicle built by the Military Industrial Co. that can be equipped as an armored personnel carrier or infantry fighting vehicle.

The vehicle is intended to eventually replace the Russian army's BTR-80, BTR-80A, BTR-82 and BTR-82A vehicles.

The Bumerang's welded steel hull is V-shaped in order to deflect blasts from underneath the vehicle. An applique layer of passive ceramic armor is fixed to the outside of the hull. The hull protects...

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