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BTR-80 armored personnel carrier

Definition/Scope: The BTR-80 armored personnel carrier is a Russian lightly armored personnel carrier. It requires a crew of three and can transport up to seven soldiers. It could also provide close fire support similar to the US M113 APC. BTR translated is "armored transporter".



Acronym:

BTR - 80

Broader Terms:

armored command and reconnaissance vehicle
Armored Personnel Carrier
BTR armored personnel carriers
Soviet Union personnel carriers
wheeled armored personnel carrier
wheeled personnel carrier

Narrower Terms:

BRDM-3

Related Terms:

BTR-60PA armored personnel carrier
BTR-60PB armored personnel carrier
Fire Direction Center
observation post


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