ZVD-3559 1/35 BMD-1 Soviet Airborne Combat Vehicle model kitBMD-1 is the first vehicle in the world especially designed for air-borne troops. It could be both-landed from an airplane by usual way or parachuted from such airplanes as AH-12, IL-76, An-22 at height from 300m to 1500m. As soon as it was landed it could join battle. The vehicle can negotiate water obstacles. The maximum speed on water is 10 km/hr.
BMD-1 was used by Soviet troops in Afghanistan and later by Russian Army in Chechnya.