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BTR-60 armored personnel carrier

Definition/Scope: The BTR - 60 is a Russian eight wheeled armored personnel carrier. It was the first of several variations that Russia experimented with. It was capable of transporting 16 soldiers. While the carrier had a roof over the crew compartment there was nothing overhead protecting the troop portion. BTR is translated into "armored transporter".



Acronym:

BTR-60

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:

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

Related Terms:

BTR-80 armored personnel carriers
M113 armored personnel carriers
tracked armored personnel carriers


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