Armored vehicles of the USSR: the armored reconnaissance and patrol vehicle BRDM-1. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Armored vehicles of the USSR: the armored reconnaissance and patrol vehicle BRDM-1. Developed by the Design Bureau under the leadership of V. Dedkov. It was in service at the Soviet Army until the 80’s. The car was floating, had high cross-country ability, when crossing the strong off-road, retractable wheels were used. Exported to the Warsaw Treaty countries and many other states.

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1957-1966

Country of origin: USSR

Issued: 10000 items

Weight: 5.6 t

Power: 90 hp

Speed: 80 km / h

Crew: 2 persons

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