To perform such tasks armored personnel carrier equip guided anti-tank missiles.
Alexander Krasovitsky, Director General of the Military Industrial Company, said that the firepower and combat capabilities of the BTR-82A will be enhanced by the installation of guided anti-tank missiles of the Ataka complex. According to the TV channel “Star”, the range of the complex will be 6 kilometers.
At the moment, the machine is equipped with only a 30 mm cannon 2A72 in the BPPU module, capable of fighting manpower and lightly armored enemy equipment. In addition to conventional shells, in 2019–2020, ammunition with a remote-air blast can enter the ammunition over the radio channel, which will allow hitting targets even in well-protected shelters.