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East German Motorized Rifle Unit


The BTR consists of a resin hull, metal chassis, wheels, turret and hatches.



The BTR-60 is the first vehicle in a series of Soviet eight-wheeled armoured personnel carriers (APCs). It was developed in the late 1950s as a replacement for the BTR-152 and was seen in public for the first time in 1961. BTR stands for Bronetransporter (БТР, Бронетранспортер, literally “armoured transporter”).

Each BTR carried 8 troops ( 1 RPK, 1 RPG , team leader, 1 UGL and 4 infantrymen.

The platoon HQ rode between the platoon vehicles with a company/regiment  level HQ riding in its own APC.






Additional information

Size unit

Single, Platoon, Company


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