In Russia, the admired German BMP


Photo: Rheinmetall Defence

German infantry fighting vehicle (IFV), the Lynx got the stainless steel casing with additional modules of the composite booking which protect against a 25-millimeter sabot armor-piercing shells at a distance up to a mile, and on the test came on the fifth level of protection according to NATO standards, says “Star”.

“German IFV, with all its disadvantages, has a very valuable quality — it’s a great car support. It is able to suppress the enemy firing points, his armoured body covers the men from small arms”, — says military expert Alexei Leonov.

The weekly notes that the Lynx is equipped with a remotely controlled weapon module with Lance 30 mm or 35-mm automatic cannon, and ammunition to the trunks included the shells with a programmable fuse. In addition to guns in the Lance course provides a 7.62 mm machine gun and charged the Israeli anti-tank missile launcher Spike-LR.

Submitted in June 2016 a consortium of German companies Rheinmetall and KMW (Krauss-Maffеi Wegman) machine Lynx is scheduled to release in the lung (38 tons) attack version KF31 and heavy (44 tons) version KF41. In the first case, the BMP can accommodate six paratroopers in the second nine.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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