Ukrainian private company TECHIMPEX Ltd displayed upgraded Soviet-era combat vehicles during the Arms and Security 2018 international specialized exhibition in Kyiv.
During the exhibition, the TECHIMPEX revealed details of its new projects for the modernization of Soviet-made armored combat vehicles.
The upgraded BRDM-2T amphibious scout car with “Yanhol” perforated add-on armoring kit, among the projects submitted. According to the company official, the “Yanhol” perforated add-on armoring kit is designed to absorb energy of threats and prevent perforation, the add-on armor enhances protection against ammunition 7.62×54 mm (type B32), 12.7×108 mm (type B32), and 14.5×114 mm.
The modular, lightweight “Yanhol” system can be quickly installed or removed according to the mission. Perforated add-on armor elements are highly resistant to multiple repeated hits and far exceed the stability of all known protective structures on the basis of oxide ceramics.
Also were displayed upgraded BMP-1 and MT-LBU vehicle with new remote weapon station “Spys”.
The main “Spys” armament: one automatic 30-mm ZTM-1 cannon, one 7.62mm co-axial machine gun and two launchers for the Ukrainian manufactured Barrier anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW).