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MT-LBu Armored Command and Reconnaissance Vehicle (ACRV)

Country of Origin: Russia


The MT-LBu series of armored command and reconnaissance vehicles (ACRVs) are based on the 122-mm 2S1 Gvozdika self-propelled gun chassis. The 2S1 was derived from the MT-LB general-purpose armored personnel and cargo carrier that is in widespread use in the Russian ground forces and naval infantry.

The ACRVs resemble the earlier MT-LBs in silhouette, but their hull is much higher. The front no longer has a stepped nose, and the chassis has seven road wheels per side rather than...

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