BM OPLOT

BM OPLOT

The BM OPLOT, Main Battle Tank, is a tracked fighting vehicle that features high firepower, reliable protection and high mobility. The tank is intended to destroy all types of targets ground (floating) and low-flying low-speed air targets under the conditions of day and night offensive operations. The vehicle can fulfil a wide range of combat missions under various climatic, weather and terrain conditions in the ambient temperature range of -40o C to +55o C (humidity of up to 98%). Operational Altitude of up to 3000 m ASL and with ambient air dust content available in real terrain conditions.

  1. Engine
    • 6TD-2
    • Power: 882 kW (1200 hp)
    • Max. torque: 3135 N (320 kgf·m)
  2. Advantages
    • Compact size with high power
    • Can operate at high temperatures of liquid and motor oil cooling
    • Lighter weight
    • High acceleration and BHP
    • High Efficiency
    • Minor loss of power at high temperatures and Altitudes
    • High Reliability and maintainability
    • Multi-fuel operation
    • Universal layout of engine
    • Reliable starting
  1. Ballistic protection
    • Main passive armour protection
    • Anti-tandem-warhead ERA
    • Anti-mine protection
  2. Optronic Counter -Measures
    • Optronic suppression station
    • Aerosol screen laying system
  3. Collective Crew Protection
    • NBC protection system
    • Fire/explosion suppression system
  4. Signature Reduction
    • Dazzle painting
    • Natural camouflage fixing devices
    • Thermal insulation
    • Engine smoke generator
    • Camouflage nets
  1. Armament
    • Main Gun: KBA-3 (125 mm)
    • Coax machine gun: KT-7.62 (7.62 mm)
    • Remote-Controlled AAMG: KT-12.7 (12.7mm)
  2. Ammunition Auto-Loading System
  3. Integrated Gun and Fire Control Systems
    • Gunner’s day sight
    • GGunner’s thermal sight
    • Commander’s panoramic sight
    • Guided weapon system
    • Fire Control System
    • Muzzle reference system
    • AAMG control system
    • Main armament stabiliser
Type Main battle tank
Total weight 48.5 t +3%
Crew 3
Power-to-weight ratio at least 24.7 hp/t
SPG within 0.097 MPa
Operating Temp -40 to +55 C
Av Speed 40-45 km/h
Max Speed 69.3 km/h
Reverse  Min 4.8 km/h
Reverse Max 31.3 km/h
Track 2800 mm
gun forward 9720 mm
gun rearward 9750 mm
hull 7075 mm
W/o side skirts 3400 mm
W / side skirts 4176 mm
Track on ground 4290 mm
Ground clearance 470-500 mm
Gradient 32 degrees
Side slope 25 degrees
Trench 2.85 m
Obstacle 1 m
Fording (w/o Prep) 1.8 m
Fording (w Prep) 5.0 m
Main Gun 46 rds
AAMG 250 rds
Coax MG 1250 rds