The Ministry of Defense continues the second stage of testing of tank support combat vehicles “Terminator”. According to the press service of the military department, at the test site in the Chelyabinsk region were control firing BMPT.
according to the report, the commission of the Main Directorate of Combat Training of the Armed Forces observed the firing, control shooting assessment – “OK”.
The shooting was carried out on a specially prepared area of the training ground with an updated target environment from all the standard weapons of the BMPT, which includes: two 30-mm automatic cannons 2A42, 7,62-mm Kalashnikov tank machine gun and AG-17D automatic grenade launchers
– said the press service of the.
Last week BMPT first operated in battle formations with tanks, covering the T-72B3 in the offensive.
At the beginning of February this year, the military department announced the end of the first stage of testing BMPT, dedicated to the study of support machines. At the same time it was reported, that the second stage of the experiment will be devoted to the use of BMPT in the combat formations of tank units. Shooting will also be practiced in various tactical situations..
Recall, that the first batch of eight BMPTs “Terminator” entered the 90th Panzer Division, stationed in the Chelyabinsk region, for trial operation at the end of November 2020 of the year. Prior to that, BMPT was checked during a command-and-control operation “Caucasus 2020”.