Russia tests new armored vehicle for airborne troops

BMD4mRT News English has posted a video which they say is footage of a new armored vehicle for airborne troops being tested.  The footage reportedly shows a BMD-4M going through its paces in low temperature conditions at the Dubrovichi Testing Ground in the Ryazan Region.   According to the website, the BMD-4D is an improved version of the BMD-4, featuring a new chassis and engine and hydropneumatic suspension.

Video clip here.


  1. Its interesting that they finally got around to adding a BMP-3 stlye turrent. Besides the ovious advantage of 100mm HE i wonder what a gun-luanched ATGM brings to the table over usual mounted konkurs. Ive heard nothing but good things about the BMP-3s ATGM


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