Since 2018, BMD-4M combat vehicles will land on the battlefield with the crew inside, Izvestia writes . In August 2018, tactical exercises of the 106th Guards Airborne Division will be held, where BMD-4M will be first landed with crews.
For BMD-4 was developed a parabolic parachute system PBS-950U, consisting of 11 domes and a shock absorber, the tests were held in 2016. For the safety of the crew inside the cars, a multi-dome parachute system and air damping of the forced filling are used.
Additional security for the crew is provided by improved seats inside the car, which are like seats for pilots and astronauts.