Transporter-prime mover MT-LB 17

Transporter-prime moverMT-LB 17

Transporter-prime mover MT-LB 17 The carrier is intended to fighting enemy manpower and lightly armored vehicles as well as low flying air targets.


  • high accuracy and high compactness of machine gum KORD with killing capability not worse than that of KPVT;
  • increased ammunition load of MG KORD;
  • possibility of using MG KORD as a portable weapon in case of leaving the vehicle by the crew;
  • supplementary gunner protection (vs MT-LB VMK) while reloading the weapon;
  • the whole ammunition load is kept in a special armoured section of the vehicle;
  • provided forced ventilation of the living compartment against powder gasses;
  • possibility of conducting fire at night (if equipped with sight TKN-4GA);
  • conducting fire from grenade launcher AG-17 against open and sheltered targets.

Equipped mass, kg 11250
Load-carrying capacity maximum, kg 1200
Seating capacity (incl. driver), person 3/8
Mass of towed trailer, kg, not over 6500
Specific ground pressure, MPa 0,048
Maximum speed on motorway, km/h 60
Maximum speed in water, km/h 5-6
Engine, type Four-stroke diesel engine YaMZ-238BL-1 turbocharged
Rated power, kW/t (hp) 238 (310)
Power-to-weight ratio , hp/t 24,9
Armament 12,7-mm machine gun Kord
7,62-mm machine gun PKTM
30-mm Automatic grenade launcher AG-17
Ammunition load, pcs.

Laying angles in elevation, -4..+60
Laying angles in azimuth, 360
Sight type day PZU-7 or combined day/night TKN-4GA
Transmission, type mechanical
Camouflage facilities System 902V
Radio set /td> R-168-25U-2