BMP Infantry Fighting Vehicle 1967–94

BMP Infantry Fighting Vehicle 1967–94 cover

BMP Infantry Fighting Vehicle 1967–94

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The Russian BMP infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) was one of the most significant innovations in infantry tactics in the latter half of the 20th century. Built in response to the threat of nuclear warfare, it was the world's first IFV, providing the infantry squad with unprecedented firepower, mobility and protection. With over 55,000 manufactured since 1966, the BMP is also numerically one of the most important armoured vehicles ever built. This richly illustrated book examines the development and design of the BMP, detailing its armaments, performance in combat and variants.

Table of Contents

Design and Development · BMP Development · Inside the BMP · The BMP in Combat · BMP Export · BMP-3 · BMP Variants

Product details

Published Jan 16 1995
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781855324336
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 45 b/w; 13 col
Dimensions 10 x 7 inches
Series New Vanguard
Short code NVG 12
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

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Steven J. Zaloga

Steven J. Zaloga received his BA in History from U…

Illustrator

Peter Sarson

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