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Terminator is back

30th September 2013 - 11:50 GMT | by Eugene Gerden in Nizhny Tagil

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A new version of the tank support fighting vehicle (BMPT-72) Terminator-2 was officially presented at the Russia Arms Expo in Nizhny Tagil.

The new vehicle is based on T-72, a Soviet second-generation main battle tank, produced by Uralvagonzavod (UVZ).

Terminator-2 is designed to combat armour threats and provide protection from helicopters and low-flying aircraft. 

It has a combat weight of 44 tons and comprises a crew of three (a reduction from five in an earlier variant).

Armaments include two stabilized 2A42 30mm cannon, allowing firing on the move, paired with a coaxial 7.62-mm machine gun and two 30mm AG-17D stabilized

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Eugene Gerden is a Shephard correspondent based in St Petersburg.

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