Armored fighting vehicles of the USSR: BTR-70. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Armored fighting vehicles of the USSR: BTR-70. The BTR-70 was developed in 1971 in the design office of the Gorky Automobile Plant by I. Mukhin in order to improve the characteristics of the BTR-60.  The initial production was at GAZ, however, later in 1981 the production was transferred to the Arzamas auto parts plant. Modifications of this model are carried out to the present.

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Country of origin: USSR

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Weight: 11.5 t

Power: 2×120 hp

Speed: 80 km / h

Crew: 2 + 8 people

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