Military Vehicle Photos
M-80A IFV on display at "Partner 2007" military equipment fair.
Date 5 July 2007 Serbia.
Early research and development of the M-80 began in 1969, with testing of the first completed prototype in 1974. First examples of the, BVP M-80 rolled out in 1979 but full entry to service happened in 1982. An upgraded model was unveiled a year after with a designation M-80A. This variant had a more powerful engine and somewhat better armor. Around 800 vehicles were produced before the breakup of the country.
Picture added on 15 July 2011 at 16:45