BPU-12.7 Remote Controlled Turret Machine Gun Mount is fixed on light armored vehicles and designed to engage light armored vehicles and aerial targets (helicopter) at the distances up to 2000 m in day and night conditions.

Characteristics of BPU-12.7 Remote Controlled Turret Machine Gun Mount
Parameter Value
Type Autonomous, closed, non-stabilized, remote controlled from the operator's station
Machine gun NSVT-12.7
Caliber 12.7 mm
Machine gun feed Belt
Unit of fire 150 x n pieces of rounds (n – number of magazines)
Firing method Remote controlled (electric trigger)
Guidance drives Electromechanic, without manual backup
Guidance in elevation and azimuth 0.1…6 deg/s
Quick transfer speed in elevation and azimuth 35 deg/s, minimum
Lock:
in elevation Mechanical
in azimuth Mechanical
Method of signal transfer from chassis Collector ring
Guidance angles:
in elevation From minus 5 to plus 60
in azimuth 360 x n (n – number of turns)
Sight type TV with thermal imager and range finder
Operator's station Monitor control panel (joystick)
Overall dimensions of BPU-12.7 (without operator's station:
length 2024 mm
width 1139 mm
height 749 mm
height from turret skirt 618 mm
Weight 350 kg
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Fire control system

Composition:

  • colored video camera
  • thermal imaging camera
  • laser range-finder
Parameter Value
Colored video camera Two fields of view - wide and narrow
Spectral operative range of thermal imaging camera 8...12 micron
Laser range-finder wave length 1.06 micron
Target of tank type acquisition range by colored video camera:
in wide FOV 2 500 m min
in narrow FOV 5 000 m min
Target of tank type recognition distance by colored video camera:
in wide FOV 1 500 m min
in narrow FOV 3 000 m min
Angle of view of colored video camera:
in narrow FOV:
in azimuth 1.8o±10% min
in elevation 1.37o±10% min
in wide FOV:
in azimuth 6.8o±10% min
in elevation 5o±10% min
Target of tank type acquisition range at the object thermal contrast not less than 2oC by thermal imaging camera 3 500 m min
Target of tank type recognition range at the object thermal contrast not less than 2oC by thermal imaging camera 1 500 m min
Thermal imaging camera angle of view:
in azimuth 6.2o±10% min
in elevation 5o±10% min
Target of tank type rangefinding 160 ... 5 000 m min
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