Troopers in the Arctic Version of the BTR-82A

Troopers in the Arctic Version of the BTR-82A
«Troopers in the Arctic Version of the BTR-82A»

Russian troopers in the arctic version of the BTR-82A with a 30-mm cannon 2A72 on Tverskaya street before the beginning of the first night rehearsal of the parade on Red Square dedicated to the Victory Day. It is the modernized version of the BTR-82A armored personnel carrier (APC) for harsh Arctic climate that capable of operating at a temperature of minus 60 degrees Celsius (-76°F). The wheeled APC can equally well overcome marshland, coastline and snow 60 cm thick. The crew and landing party consist of three and seven soldiers, respectively.

Photo #258 taken on April 26, 2018

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