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BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« on: February 13, 2012, 11:54:12 AM »
Found this rather interesting image of a 1/1 whif:

A Djiboutian BTR-60PB with turret of an AML-90.


SOURCE (with another pic)

The Soviet also trialled something similar on a BTR-70. Used an 85mm gun and was called 2S14. Nothing came of it, though.


SOURCE

Here are a couple of my takes on vehicles built on the BTR-80 family:

Tank destroyer (would need a lot of internal re-arranging to make this)


Tank destroyer (more conservative take)


Air defence (with 2S6 Tunguska turret)


Stretched


Getting silly...


Even built the less ambitious tank destroyer in 1/72 (hull from Trumpeter BTR-80, turret from Revell T-72M). All it needs are some blanking plates on the muzzle brake and a lick of paint....

« Last Edit: February 16, 2012, 02:17:14 PM by ChernayaAkula »
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Re: BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2012, 04:33:23 PM »
I like your thinking!
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Re: BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2012, 10:15:59 AM »
Really digging that tank destroyer! Could be export competition for the Centauro, or Soviet-era copy for third world "fraternal socialist allies" that don't want/need the T-55?

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« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2012, 07:15:30 AM »
Even built the less ambitious tank destroyer in 1/72 (hull from Trumpeter BTR-80, turret from Revell T-72M). All it needs are some blanking plates on the muzzle brake and a lick of paint....

Nice! That looks very believable. It's also easy to imagine less well-refined versions recycling older BTR hulls and T-55 turrets ... more akin to that Djibouti BTR-60 that you found.
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Re: BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2012, 09:46:06 AM »
"Getting silly" is obviously the executive-protection stretch limo model. :D  Be interesting to see it pulled up to an executive aircraft.

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Re: BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2012, 05:12:07 PM »
"Getting silly" is obviously the executive-protection stretch limo model. :D  Be interesting to see it pulled up to an executive aircraft.

I love this idea! ;D
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Re: BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« Reply #6 on: February 15, 2012, 08:52:15 PM »
The executive aircraft should be a "pimped" Tu-22 Blinder, of course..... >:D

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Re: BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2012, 02:26:56 AM »
The executive aircraft should be a "pimped" Tu-22 Blinder, of course..... >:D


Or maybe:

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Re: BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« Reply #8 on: February 29, 2012, 03:09:11 PM »
Here's a BTR of some description:


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Re: BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2012, 06:09:57 AM »
Thanks for all the great ref photos upnorth! That's not really a BTR though. It's a command variant of the Czech/Polish OT-64 SKOT series (I think it's the VSOT-64/R3MT model but can't be certain).
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Re: BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2014, 05:44:41 AM »
Thread Revival:  What about a BTR series vehicle with a retractable set of anti-tank missiles similar to that on the BRDM series:


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Re: BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« Reply #11 on: August 23, 2015, 06:42:32 AM »
Errr...comrade...I'm not so sure about this one:




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Re: BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« Reply #12 on: August 23, 2015, 07:52:01 PM »



I saw that & instantly my mind came up with;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQTq88Ie5sU

It was a scary moment! :o
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Re: BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« Reply #13 on: August 24, 2015, 02:23:39 AM »
Now that brings back memories...and that song is stuck in my head all day now!
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Re: BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« Reply #14 on: August 24, 2015, 10:53:11 PM »
:icon_music: >:D ;D
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