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BRM-3K Rys



Overview


BRM-3K Rys

BRM-3K on display in 2013. Note the turret with 2A72 autocannon and optronic devices on both sides of the turret.

Source: Vitaly V. Kuzmin - © GNU Attribution Share Alike license

Origin
Russia
Type
Reconnaissance vehicle
Entered service
1995
Status
Limited service
Development
Early 1990's
Developer
Russia - RMZ / Rubtsovsk Machine-Building Plant
Production
1993 - present
Producer
Russia - RMZ / Rubtsovsk Machine-Building Plant
Designations
Obyekt 501
GABTU index
Rys
Russian for "lynx"

Details


Facts BRM-3K
General
Origin
Russia
Type
Reconnaissance vehicle
Crew
6 (commander, driver, gunner, scout leader, radio operator, navigator)
Dimensions
Weight
19.6 t combat load
Length
7.02 m
Width
3.28 m
Height
2.57 m
Main armament
Type
30mm 2A72 autocannon
Ammunition
600 rounds
Elevation
-5 to +64 degrees, powered
Traverse
360 degrees, powered
Stabilizer
Yes, both axis
Gun sight
PNK2-42S1
Secondary armament
Type
7.62mm PKT machine gun
Mount
Coaxial with main armament
Ammunition
2.000 rounds
Traverse
Coaxial with main armament
Stabilizer
Yes, both axis
Chassis
Chassis type
Tracked chassis, 6 roadwheels
Idler front and drive sprocket rear
Suspension
Torsion bar
Ground pressure
0.6 kg/cm^2
Automotive
Engine
UTD-29T four-stroke liquid-cooled diesel
500 hp
Transmission
Hydromechanical, 4 speed
Mobility
Max speed
70 km/h on road
45 - 50 km/h off road
8 - 10 km/h afloat
Range
600 km on road
Power to weight ratio
25.5 hp/t
Obstacle crossing
Ground clearance
0.45 m
Fording
Amphibious
Protection
Armor type
Aluminum hull and turret
Reinforced with steel plate over frontal arc
NBC system
Yes
Smoke
2x3 Type 902 Tucha smoke grenade dischargers
Equipment
Observation equipment
1PN71 thermal sight
1PN61 active-puls night vision
Ground observation radar
1RL-133-1 I-band radar
Command post equipment
TNA-4-6 navigation system
1V520 computer