The is a Soviet amphibious infantry fighting vehicle, successor to the and The abbreviation BMP stands for Boevaya Mashina Pehoty
Ukrainian BMP-1 Donbas War
Object 19 IFV. Predecessor to the BMP-1 built by the Altay Tractor Plant. Armed with 2A28 Grom 73 mm gun. Strange hybrid suspension was meant to improve cross country performance, but was too complex, unreliable and limited space for the infantry squad.
with Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun (Afghanistan).The reason for this modification was to enable the vehicle to fire at high angles against rebels who liked to ambush soviet convoys from high ground in mountain passes.