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First Russian BMPT TERMINATOR Unit Formed

BMPT TEMINATOR [© Russian Federation MoD]

The first full-time Russian Armed Forces BMPT TERMINATOR tank support combat vehicle unit has been formed in the Central Military District.

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News Release, 01 December 2021: [auto-translated] The first full-time BMPT TERMINATOR (БМПТ Терминатор) company has been formed in the tank division of the Central Military District.

As part of one of the regiments of the Ural Tank Division of the Central Military District, stationed in the Chelyabinsk region, for the first time a full-time company of nine TERMINATOR tank support vehicles has been created. Earlier, the BMPT TERMINATOR successfully passed operation and development trials by military personnel.

[© Russian Federation MoD]

The TERMINATOR is a multi-purpose tracked combat fire support vehicle with powerful armament, modern fire control devices and high manoeuvrability. The vehicle is capable of striking lightly armoured targets, tanks and infantry fighting vehicles, attack helicopters and low-flying low-speed enemy aircraft.

In the new academic year, which started today, the crews of the new combat vehicles will take part in more than thirty tactical exercises of the Central Military District tank division at various levels.

Source: Press Service of the Russian Federation MoD Central Military District

[images © Russian Federation MoD]

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