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Kazakhstan to launch production of tank support fighting vehicle

"Terminator" in 2015

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Baku, Azerbaijan, April 11 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakhstan will launch production of tank support fighting vehicle "Terminator" in 2015, RIA Novosti reported on April 10.
"We have an agreement on the assembly of these vehicles in Kazakhstan. Next year, I think we'll see the real products," Deputy Director of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Konstantin Biryulin told journalists.
Terminator will be produced by joint venture of Russian Scientific and Production Corporation Uralvagonzavod and Kazakh company.
The components for tank support fighting vehicles production will be supplied from Uralvagonzavod.
Earlier Kazakhstan imported these machines from Russia.
"Terminator", is a new Russian armored vehicle, designed to support tank operations, primarily in urban areas. Its main objective is to engage enemy infantry.
The BMPT has a new turret with externally mounted armament. It is fitted with two 30-mm cannons, two remotely controlled AGS-17D or AGS-30 30-mm automatic grenade launchers, four Ataka-T anti-tank missile launchers and one coaxial 7.62-mm machine gun. The 30-mm cannons have a dual-fed system and can fire a wide range of ammunition, including HE-T, APDS, HE-FRAG and AP-T rounds. The Ataka-T missiles can be fitted with tandem HEAT, HE-FRAG or thermobaric warheads. The Ataka-T has a maximum range of 5 km. Vehicle can engage three targets at the same time, as each weapon is aimed separately.

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