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The Peruvian Army has issued an RfP to Rosoboronexport regarding BMP-3 and BTR-80A. reportedly, the budget for planned purchase, if materialized will be at some 150 million dollars.
The BTR-80/BTR-80A is a combat vehicle of infantry of wheels that has a length of 7.7 m, 2.95 m. wide and 2.8 m high; as their weight in combat of 14.5 tons. It is powered by an engine diesel KamAZ-7403 of 260 HP which gives a speed of 80 km/h on road and 40 km/h to open fields, and a range of 600 km.
For its part, the BMP-3 is an armoured tracked which has a length of 7.2 m, width of 3.3 m and a height of 2.45 m. The combat weight is 18.7 tonnes. It uses an engine UTD-29, HP which gives a maximum speed of 115 km/h and a range of 600 km. The BMP-3, which in addition to its crew can transport 9 personnel, is armed with two cannons: a 100 mm 2A70 (scope of 4,000 m. with ammunition HEF and able to perform 10 shots per minute) and a 30 mm 2A72, besides by 3 PKTM machine guns of 7.62 x 54R.
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