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Russia fields Arctic APC

17th November 2016 - 11:26 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia


Russia is showing its continued interest in the Arctic region by developing a set of Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) that are able to operate in the harsh environment there.

The Russian MoD is set to begin deliveries of a batch of vehicles that have been modified for operations in Arctic climate conditions that are variants of the BTR-82A APC.

This variant features a number of improvements to provide better conditions for the transported troops and operability of the powerplant and other systems in extremely low temperatures. 

For instance, it has a more powerful air conditioning condition for better comfort of

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Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov

Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Krassimir Grozev


Krassimir Grozev

Krassimir is a journalist based in Sofia, Bulgaria

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