Central Research Institute “Burevestnik” (part of the corporation “Uralvagonzavod”) will offer foreign customers, including Bangladesh, Algeria and Azerbaijan, modernization of armored personnel carriers BTR-80 – BTR-80A, CEO “Burevestnik” Georgy Zakamenny told RIA Novosti at the military-technical forum “Army -2015”.
BTR-80A was first shown at the forum “Army 2015” in Kubinka near Moscow. Among other novelties, “Uralvagonzavod” presents a remote controlled unit caliber 57 mm at the exhibition.
“Export potential (BTR-80A) very high: we want to offer a complex modernization of those countries that already is used by the BTR-80. We are talking about Bangladesh and some degree of Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan and Algeria,” – he said Zakamenny.