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T-80BV



Overview


T-80BV

T-80BV main battle tank on display in 2010.
Source: Vitaly V. Kuzmin - © GNU Attribution Share Alike license

Origin
Soviet Union
Type
Main battle tank
Entered service
1985
Status
In service
Development
Early 1980's
Developer
Soviet Union
Production
1985 - late 1980's
Producer
Soviet Union - Omsktransmash
Number produced
Produced as new vehicles, but majority converted from existing T-80B
Designations
Obyekt 219RV (GABTU index)
Notable users
Soviet Union
Russia
Ukraine

Details


Facts T-80BV
General
Origin
Soviet Union
Type
Main battle tank
Crew
3 (commander, driver, gunner)
Dimensions
Weight
43.7 t combat load
Length
9.65 m gun forward
6.98 m hull
Width
3.58 m
Height
2.22 m to turret roof
Main armament
Type
125mm 2A46M1 smoothbore gun
Mount
Main gun in turret
Ammunition
38 rounds, including 4 missiles
Loading
Caroussel type autoloader
Elevation
-5° to +14°, powered
Traverse
360°, powered
Stabilizer
Yes, both axis
Coaxial armament
Type
7.62mm PKT machine gun
Mount
Coaxial with main armament
Ammunition
1.250 rounds, 250 ready to fire
Traverse
Traverse and elevation as main armament
Stabilizer
Yes, both axis
Secondary armament
Type
12.7mm NSVT heavy machine gun
Mount
Turret roof
Ammunition
300 rounds, 50 ready to fire
Elevation
Manual
Traverse
360°, manual
Stabilizer
No
Chassis
Chassis type
Tracked chassis, 6 roadwheels
Layout
Idler front, drive sprocket rear
Track width
0.58 m
Track on ground
4.4 m
Ground pressure
0.87 kg/cm²
Suspension
Torsion bar
Automotive
Engine model
GTD-1000TF
Engine type
Gas turbine
Power output
1.100 hp
Transmission
Manual, 5 forward, 1 reverse
Fuel
1.100 L internal
740 L in external drums
Mobility
Speed
70 km/h maximum
50 km/h cross country
11 km/h reverse
Range
335 km on road
440 km with external fuel drums
250 km off road
Power to weight ratio
25.2 hp/t
Obstacle crossing
Ground clearance
0.45 m
Wall
1 m
Trench
3 m
Gradient
63 %
Slope
46 %
Fording
1.2 m unprepared
5 m with snorkel
Protection
Armor type
Composite with ceramic inserts
ERA
Kontakt-1 ERA
220 tiles on turret, glacis and upper side skirts
NBC system
Yes, overpressure type
Smoke system
8x Type 902A Tucha
Equipment
Night vision
TVNE-4B for driver
TKN-3V 5x day and 4.2x night sight for commander
Fire control system
1A33 fire control system
laser range finder
9K112-1 Kobra missile control
Radio
R-123M radio
R-124 intercom

Media


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