UkrOboronProm handed over 16 BTR-4 APCs modernized according to NATO standards and a batch of new 120 mm “Molot” mortars to the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
BTR-4 are equipped with German-made Deutz engines and modernized according to NATO standards. In addition, the Ukrainian troops received a batch of 120 mm M120-15 Molot mortars, developed in 2015 by PJSC “Mayak” Plant based in Kyiv (Ukraine).
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko personally tested BTR-4, developed by Kharkiv Morozov Machine Construction Bureau.
“These BTRs are essential for Ukrainian forces. They will be handed over to the 92nd brigade and field forces”, – President stated.
During his visit to Kharkiv Poroshenko also witnessed the check run of “Source of Neutrons” – the first in Ukraine nuclear facility of global significance, developed by Ukrainian specialists.
Ukrainian President Poroshenko handed over new BTR-4 APC and mortars “Molot” to 92nd Mechanized Brigade, is a formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces.