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Russia set to order tracked BT-3F APCs

3rd July 2017 - 09:00 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia

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The Russian MoD has indicated that it may purchase a test batch of brand-new BT-3F amphibious tracked APCs.

According to Yury Borisov, deputy defence minister responsible for procurement, the test batch is set to be ordered for detailed testing and evaluation to see if the new vehicle is compliant with Russian military specifications. 

No further details were revealed by Borisov regarding the quantity to be ordered and the expected timeframe of the project.

The BT-3F has been developed by the Traktornye Zavody company (better known under its Russian abbreviation KTZ) based in Volgograd, initially to meet a requirement from the

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Alexander Mladenov

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

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