BRM-3K Reconnaissance Vehicle


The new version of russian BRM-3K combat reconnaissance vehicle is equipped with a new turret armed with a 57mm automatic cannon AU-220M. This new version is based on the chassis of BRM-3K Rys fitted with a new turret armed with a 57mm automatic cannon using gun mount module AU-220M “Baikal”. AU-220M Remote Controlled Weapon Station armed with BM-57 57mm automatic cannon, developed by CRI BUREVESTNIK and proposed by Uralvagonzavod. It has the capacity to be used against ground and aerial targets as helicopter and drones. The 57mm gun with the AP round has a penetration capability of 130mm of Steel at a range of 1.000m. A 7,62mm coaxial machine gun is mounted to right side of the main armament. A bank of four smoke grenade dischargers is mounted on each side of the turret. The BRM-3K Rys (lynx) was developed in the early 1990s. It was intended to supplement and replace the BRM-1K reconnaissance vehicle. It is based on the BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicle chassis. The hull and turret of the BRM-3K are of all-welded aluminium armour construction providing the crew with protection from small arms fire and shell splinters. The turret is in the centre of the vehicle with the commander seated on the right and the gunner on the left. The vehicle can carry a total of 12 military personnel including driver, gunner and commander. The troop compartment is at the rear of the hull with entry via two doors in the hull rear opening left and right, with the left door having a firing port.

BRM-3K Reconnaissance Vehicle

BRM-3K Reconnaissance Vehicle

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