Ukraine presents new BM-3M Storm-M for light armoured vehicles 18 May, 2016

Ukrainian Defence company Ukroboronprom revealed a new version of the BM-P Storm new remote overhead weapon system to be installed on light-armoured vehicles or vessels or be used as a static weapon system to protect military infrastructure.

The new BM-3M Storm-M remote controlled weapon system (RWS) features a 30mm ZTM-1 (2A72) cannon with 400 rounds. It is complemented by a 7.62mm coaxial machine gun and a 30mm AG-17 automatic grenade launcher. The new RWS is controlled by Kashtan fire-control system in accordance with NATO standards. With the use of various sensors and the laser rangefinder, it can detect targets at distances up to 8,000m during the day and 600- 2,000m at night.

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