Statistics show that Russia has lost more than 10% of BMD-4M Airborne armoured infantry fighting vehicleon on the Ukrainian battlefield, such damage is quite heavy.
Airborne armoured infantry fighting vehicle BMD-4M is the main line of assault armor of Russian paratroopers today, it has been used on a large scale on the Ukrainian battlefield since the beginning of the conflict.
Besides this, at least 12 Russian BMD-4M airborne Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV) fell into the hands of Ukrainian Soldiers since the Kremlin’s invasion began.
According to the ArmyInform portal, More than 40 BMD-4M vehicles have been lost in Russia while only 350 produced by 2022. So why did Russia one of the latest Combat vehicles face such heavy losses?
In general, the Russians tried to turn their BMP-3 into airborne armored infantry fighting vehicle, and without much improvement.
The BMD-4M is the latest generation of Russian-made airborne armoured infantry fighting vehicle that can be para-dropped to provide firepower and support for airborne troops. It is an upgraded variant of the BMD-4 (BMD-3M).