Armored vehicles of the USSR: R-145 BM Chayka (Seagull) – command vehicle. The mobile complex, mounted on the basis of the armored personnel carrier BTR-60PA (produced by GAZ), and including a dual simplex variant of VHF radio station R-111, VHF radio station R-123 MT, HF radio station P-130 M, call device P-012 M, a set of antenna-mast devices and a power supply system.

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Moscow

Years of production: 1964-1987

Country of origin: USSR

Issued: no data

Weight: 10.5 t

Power: 2х90 hp

Speed: 80 km / h

Crew: 5 people

The BTR-60 is the first vehicle in a series of Soviet eight-wheeled armoured personnel carriers (APCs). It was developed in the late 1950s as a replacement for the BTR-152 and was seen in public for the first time in 1961.

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