Given why Stryker Dragoon was developed, I think it worthwhile to meet its newest rival, the BTR-87:
Russia's Military Industrial Company (VPK) has unveiled the BTR-87 armoured personnel carrier (APC) at the Army-2017 international military-technical exhibition, outside Moscow.
The vehicle on display features a frontally mounted powerpack, with the troop compartment located in the rear. The APC is based on the chassis of the BTR-82A APC, also developed by VPK.
The BTR-87 is designed to transport and support motor riflemen (motorised infantry) on the battlefield. The vehicle's armament suite can engage soft-skin targets, armoured vehicles, small surface combatants, and soldiers. Its ballistic armour protects the combat crew against small arms and shell splinters. The APC is additionally equipped with a nuclear, biological, and chemical protection system.
According to VPK, the BTR-87 is a four-axle, amphibious 8 x 8 vehicle with a combat weight of 16 tons, two crewmembers, and a passenger capacity of eight dismounts. Its 312 hp YaMZ-53602 engine has a power-to-weight ratio of 19.26 hp/t, producing a maximum road speed of 90 km/h and a maximum swimming speed of 10 km/h. The powerplant is combined with a mechanical gearbox that can be replaced by an automatic transmission.
More photos of the BTR-87 showcasing its armament which is mounted on a "slightly modified [version] of BTR-82A turret,featuring 30mm 2А72 as per BTR-82A with added 4x Kornet 9M133 ATGM":
And the vehicle's interior:
Edited by Dark_Falcon, 28 August 2017 - 1323 PM.