The BM Oplot main battle tank is a tracked fighting vehicle that features a high firepower, reliable protection and high mobility.
The tank is intended to destroy all types of ground (floating) and low-flying low-speed ait targets under the conditions when the enemy fires back.
The vehicle can fulfill a wide range of combat missions under various climatic, weather and terrain conditions in the ambient temperature range of -40 to +55 degrees Centigrade, air humidity of up to 98% at temperature of +25 degrees Centigrade, height above sea level of up to 3000 m and with ambient air dust content available in real terrain conditions.
Armament: tank gun, coaxial machine gun, remote-controlled anti-aircraft machine gun system
Loading system: conveyor, automatic loader, control system
Integrated gun-and-fire control system: sighting systems (gunnerís day sight, gunnerís thermal sight, commanderís panoramic sighting system), main armament stabiliser, guided weapon system, tank ballistic computer, input sensors of tank ballistic computer, muzzle reference system, anti-aircraft machine gun control system
Special defensive aids: optronic countermeasures system (optronic suppression station, aerosol screen laying system), collective crew protection system (NBC protection system, fire/explosion suppression system), signature reduction aids (dazzle painting, natural camouflage fixing devices, thermal insulation, engine smoke generator, set of camouflage nets), Self-entrenching device, Mine clearing system attachments (attachments available on the vehicle hull and intended for installation of any type of track-width mine clearing system)
Power pack: engine, engine operation support systems (fuel supply system, air supply system, lubrication system, cooling system, engine exhaust gas outlet system, engine pre-heating and crew compartment heating system, engine start system), Multiple reverse speed transmission (gearboxes, multiple reverse speed final drives)
Complex movement control system
Running gear (track system, cushioning system)
Deep water fording equipment
Observation and orientation devices (day vision devices, driverís night vision device, orientation device (directional gyro), hydro-pneumatic system for cleaning the vision devices of the hull and turret)
Satellite navigation support system
Communications devices (VHF radio set, commanderís HF radio set, crew intercom system)