BTR-60 Armored Personnel Carrier
 in Pictures


A pair of BTR-60PA armored personnel carriers fording a river with dismounted infantry.

This section is dedicated to pictures of of the BTR-60 armored personnel carrier.  The pictures we have are all authentic and are in the physical possession of the Sword of the Motherland Foundation.  They were all taken at the time the vehicle was in active service.  More photographs will be added as they are obtained.

 

BTR's on the road

Here you can see a pair of BTR-60 armored personnel carriers in convoy.  This picture shows details such as tire tread patterns and hatch and handrail positions.  It is from a Soviet source and no location or date was given with the photograph.

 

A soldier being awarded near his BTR

In this picture you can see an officer presenting a Gramotka (award) to an enlisted soldier in the field near his BTR-60PU (command vehicle).  The soldier being awarded the Gramotka is wearing a winter field uniform and the padded winter jacket.

  

BTR's dismounting from an amphibious assault ship.

Here you can see two BTR-60's (most likely belonging to the Naval Infantry) driving onto a beach directly from a Soviet amphibious assault ship.  No date or location was given with the Soviet era picture.

 

The BTR-60 in winter

Here you can see a pair of BTR-60PA armored personnel carriers while on winter maneuvers.  Many small details such as the hand rails and steps for entering the rear of the vehicle.  Tire tread details, the interior of the passenger hatch, and the front light arrays can also be seen.

 

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