|BMP-1 Armoured Personnel Carrier|
Ian Shumsky offers a Russian vehicle for his last Cosford walkaround...
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, efective anti-tank weapons combined with its armoured protection made it a significant addition to the Soviet battlefield forces.