BMD-1 - Soviet airborne amphibious tracked infantry fighting vehicle
The BMD-1 is a Soviet airborne amphibious tracked infantry fighting vehicle, which was introduced in 1969. BMD stands for Boyevaya Mashina Desanta (Боевая Машина Десанта, literally "Combat Vehicle of the Airborne"). It can be dropped by parachute and although it resembles the BMP-1 it is in fact much smaller. The BMD-1 was used as an IFV by the Soviet Army's airborne divisions.
Combat weight, t - 7,2
Crew - 3
Troopers, pers. - 4
Years of production - 1968-1987
The number of issued, units - About 3780
Gun - 73-mm 2A28 "Grom"
Machine guns - 3 × 7,62-mm PKT
Other equipment - 3 x ATGM 9M14M
BMD-1 is in service in the following countries:
Russia - 715 BMD-1 at 2010
Angola - an unknown number of cars received from Cuba
Armenia - 10 BMD-1 at 2010
Azerbaijan - 20 BMD-1 at 2010
Belarus - 154 BMD-1 at 2010
Cuba - number unknown
Libya - Unknown
Moldova - 44 BMD-1 at 2010
The Republic of Abkhazia - a few BMD-1, as of 2007
Uzbekistan - 120 BMD-1 at 2010
Ukraine - 60 BMD-1 at 2010
South Ossetia - a few BMD-1, as of 2008
ATTENTION! This model without the original packaging. Bought from a private collection. Damage has not.