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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.


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


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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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« 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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« 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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« Reply #8 on: February 29, 2012, 03:09:11 PM »
Here's a BTR of some description:


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« 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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« 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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« 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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« Reply #14 on: August 24, 2015, 10:53:11 PM »
:icon_music: >:D ;D
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« Reply #15 on: August 30, 2015, 01:00:14 PM »
From Cuba!

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Self propelled anti-aircraft guns using BTR-60 chassis with open ZSU-57-2 style turret.



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« Reply #16 on: August 30, 2015, 01:04:04 PM »
Wicked!
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« Reply #18 on: January 16, 2018, 06:28:27 AM »
Don't know if it is, but fitting the Gatling, its ammo, turret, control electronics and all that crew gear plus four crew into that vehicle is going to be tough. It looks a bit like the LAV-AD

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Re: BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« Reply #19 on: January 16, 2018, 08:14:33 AM »
Is this a whif?

Most definitely a whif. 

IRL there is very little room inside the BTR-60PB.  Having had first hand experience with sitting inside of a BTR-60PB that was in my unit motor pool at Fort Lguy  ewis.  Very crowded and no room to do much of anything save sit and face the guy sitting across from you. 

Plus, the M163 VADS turret is much more than what you see on top of the vehicle.  There is much underneath the turret that is not seen such as the very large ammunition drum that feeds the weapon.  This is suspended beneath the turret and rotates with it. 

Great little diorama the guy has going there but definitely a whif.  ;)
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Re: BTR-60/70/80/90 - Soviet/Russian wheeled APCs
« Reply #20 on: August 26, 2018, 12:58:14 AM »
Radical BTR-60 upgrade by Muromteplovoz JSC, unveiled in 2011: engine moved forward and troop compartment moved to the rear with raised roof.
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« Reply #21 on: August 26, 2018, 04:06:08 PM »
In 1991, seven Finnish conscripts drowned when their BTR-60 R-145BM sunk during an amphibious exercise. The vehicle was incorrectly loaded, and the hatches were opened because the cooling system was set wrong and the engines were overheating. A wave got them when they had to slow down.

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« Reply #22 on: September 02, 2018, 05:00:36 AM »
Radical BTR-60 upgrade by Muromteplovoz JSC, unveiled in 2011: engine moved forward and troop compartment moved to the rear with raised roof.

Interesting
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