Designation:

BTR-80K

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Manufacturer: Arzamas Machinery Plant  
Product type: Armoured Vehicles  
Name: Command vehicle  

The BTR-80K APC allows the battalion commander to command and control his troops, report to higher headquarters and participate in combat actions.

It is a modified BTR-80 APC retaining basic combat and technical characteristics of the latter. The updates comprise:

  • battalion commander workstation instead of the APC commander station;

  • additional two workstations for vehicle commander/senior radio operator and gunner/radio operator;

  • additional communications, navigation and aiming aids;

  • stowage place for TA-57 telephone set with a 500m cable reel;

  • equipment of the workstations with tables, lighting, ventilation and heating devices.

Navigational aids provide vehicle position and bearing automatic calculation and indication in relation to the assigned point of destination. A special sighting device for navigational purposes is mounted on the roof of the turret.

Specifications:
Property Value
Crew
8




   
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