Ukrainian military seized two armored personnel carriers of Russians in Kherson region (VIDEO)

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Updated: September 05 2022 at 10:31 pm

During the counter-offensive in the Kherson region, the Armed Forces of Ukraine seized captured armored vehicles and weapons of enemy.

The Russian invaders lost several BMD-2 airborne combat vehicles.

A video with enthusiastic Russian technology was published on social networks.

In addition to conventional BMD-2s, Ukrainian soldiers received a captured airborne armored personnel carrier BTR-D.

This vehicle is the main base armored personnel carrier of the airborne and airborne troops of the Russian Federation.

It was developed using components and assemblies of the BMD-1, but there is no turret with weapons.

The main weapon of the BTR-D is two forward-facing 7.62 mm PKT machine guns. In addition, different weapons can be installed on its upper part of the body: AGS-17, ZU-23-2, ATGM "Konkurs" or "Fagot".

The BTR-D differs from the BMD-1 in its lengthened body by almost 483 mm. The length of the bearing surface of the tracks was also increased, 6 road wheels were installed on each side.

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