BTR-50 UPGRADED

IMPROVEMENT OF PERFORMANCE PARAMETERS

The new power unit composed of a DEUTZ diesel engine and a robotized transmission of BMP-1

The new power unit entails replacement of the following systems:

  • clutch
  • fuel supply system
  • air supply system
  • exhaust gas system
  • cooling system
  • clutch control mechanism
  • alternators
  • electric equipment
  • driver instrument board
  • power unit mounting parts
  • pneumatic system
  • hydraulic system
  • tools and accessories

NEW DEUTZ Engine Advantages over V-6 Standard engine

TypeDEUTZ BF6M1015FC Lined, Diesel, 4-Stroke, Turbocharged, IntercoolerV-6 Lined, Diesel, 4-Stroke
Number of Cylinders66
Engine Displacement11,9 L19,1 L
Maximum Power Output320 HP240 HP
Maximum Torque1050 Nm @ 1400 RPM1080 Nm @ 1200 RPM
Engine Weight572 kg825 kg

NEW Robotized Transmission of BMP-1 Advantages over the Standard Transmission

TypeRobotizedManual
Number of Gears5 Forward / 1 Rear5 Forward / 1 Rear  
Transmission Control SystemElectric-pneumaticMechanic
Weight536 kg707 kg

NEW Robotized Transmission

  • 24 % lighter than the standard transmission
  • removes the laborious gear shifting
  • combines advantages of an automatic and a manual transmission (the driver in full control over the clutch and shifting)
  • allows the driver to fully focus on his tasks
  • in-built diagnostic system and external computer diagnostic system

IMPROVEMENT OF MANEUVERABILITY

Mount of the NEW Chassis (15% lighter than the Standard chassis) and modification of the lower part of the body with the modern chassis made in Ukraine

The new chassis components are composed of:

  • lower part of body
  • RMSh tracks
  • wheels
  • shock absorbers
  • torsion bars
  • lower part of body
  • RMSh tracks
  • wheels
  • shock absorbers
  • torsion bars

IMPROVEMENT OF BUOYANCY AND MANEUVERABILITY ON WATER

  • integration of the NEW Water Propulsion System and NEW Water Propulsion Drives with enhances performance parameters, 15% lighter — allows for speed increase from 10.2 km/h to 11 km/h
  • The NEW Chassis weight is 10% lighter due to lighter components and assembly units
  • Mount of additional floats
  • Mount of the Add-On-Armour with improved floatability

OTHER UPGRADE FEATURES

  • the NEW electric special equipment
  • modifications of the hull (making of new servicing hutches and sealings)
  • mount of steering wheel BMP-1 type

ENHANCEMENT OF BALLISTIC PROTECTION

Ballistic protection could be enhanced to STANAG 4659 Lvl 4 due to Additional Perforated ArmourOR Ceramic Armour(amphibious capabilities assessment is subject to type and level of protection. Calculations are required)

IMPROVEMENT OF ARMAMENT EFFECTIVENESS AND LETHALITY

  • Integration of the NEW Unmanned Weapon Station “WILL-M”

WILL-M Basic Features

  • intended for effective engagement of armored and non-armored ground targets or low-altitude/low-speed aerial targets;
  • 2-axis Stabilization system with an advanced optic-electronic sight system and a thermal camera which ensures effective application of weapon and antitank missiles day and night, in any weather and climate conditions;
  • WILL-M is controlled by operator and commander (back-up controls for commander)
  • reload of weapons, feed belt pull-in and switch of feed are available from under the hull

WILL-M ARMAMENT

 BTR-50 UPGRADEDBTR-50
Combat Weight15 300 kg (without additional ballistic protection)14 200 kg
Crew32
Troops2020
Dimensions  
— length7700 mm7700 mm
— height3510 mm2810 mm
— width3140 mm3140 mm
Clearance370 mm370 mm
ARMAMENTWILL-M Unmanned Weapon Station: 30 mm autocannon– ZTM-1 (2A72), load 290 7,62 mm MG PKT, 1400 roundsAntitank missile complex BARRIER, 4 missilesSmoke grenade launching system — 902V «Tucha»Swivel Turret7.62 mm machine gun SGBM (PKMB), ammunition load 1250
SightOptic-electronic module (Day Camera, Thermal Camera, LRF)Open sight
 PT-76 UPGRADEDPT-76
Engine TypeDEUTZ BF6M1015FC Lined, Diesel,4-Stroke, Turbocharged, IntercoolerV-6 Lined, Diesel, 4-Stroke
Number of Cylinders66
Engine Displacement11,9 L19,1 L
Maximum Power Output320 HP240 HP
Weight to Power Ratio20.9 HP/t17.6 HP/t
Maximum Torque1050 Nm @ 1400 RPM1080 Nm @ 1200 RPM
TransmissionRobotizedManual
Number of Gears5 Forward /1 Rear5 Forward /1 Rear
SuspensionIndependent, torsion typeIndependent, torsion type
Speed on roadup to 55 km/h44.6 km/h
Speed on Water11 km/h10.2 km/h
Operational rangeup to 650 km420 km

GENERAL VIEW