Belarus receives more Chinese armoured vehicles

The Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus has received a new second of Chinese CS/VN3 4×4 armoured vehicles.

The Armed Forces of Belarus has received a second batch of CS/VN3 4×4 armoured vehicles from China, that was reported by voentv.mil.by.

China is donating CS/VN3 4×4 armoured vehicles to Belarus under a military technical assistance agreement between the two countries. The first batch was delivered on 21 June 2017, according to the MoD.

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The new CS/VN3 is an armoured vehicle for rapid deployment and emergency operations. The vehicle has a gross vehicle weight of 8.7 tonnes and is powered by a diesel engine developing 245 hp. The maximum speed declared by the manufacturer is about 120 kilometers per hour on the road.

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In 2015, China supplied the Armed Forces of Belarus with the FAW HongQi L5 (Red Banner) vehicles, while a few years earlier the country delivered DongFeng Mengshi EQ2050 cross-country vehicles known as Bogatyr.

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