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BMP-1

Serial No: 449
Period: Post-WWII
Reference: X003-6763
Museum: Cosford
Location: National Cold War Exhibition
On Display: Yes

The Russian BMP-1 went into production in the early 1960’s and marked an important departure from previous armoured personnel carriers. Not just an infantry carrier, it provided a measure of combat capability with the vehicle. Its high mobility, effective anti-tank weapons combined with its armoured protection made it a significant addition to Soviet battlefield forces.

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