Soviet BTR-70 in Afghanistan

BTR-70 is a troop transport adopted in 1972. It was designed to replace the older BTR-60PB. It has a slightly heavier armor plating, better engine and side doors for dismounting. It is fully amphibious (not modeled in the game). It was followed by BTR-80. The transport can be found in the games Combat Mission: Afghanistan and Combat Mission: Black Sea.

Technical information[edit | edit source]

  • 14.5mm KPVT heavy MG mounted in the turret
  • 7.62mm MG mounted in the turret
  • Steel armor
  • Gasoline engine
  • Weighs 11.5 tons
  • Ammo:
    • 14.5mm AP-I (500 rounds)
    • 7.62mm (500 rounds)
  • Crew: 2 (gunner, driver)
  • Passengers: 8

Variants in the game[edit | edit source]

Base game (CMA):

  • BTR-70: The standard vehicle.

Base game (CMBS):

  • BTR-70: The standard vehicle in Ukrainian colors.
  • BTR-70K
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