Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Indonesia has successfully tested its new BTR-4M amphibious armoured personnel carriers from Ukraine

The Indonesian Marine Corps has successfully tested its BTR-4M amphibious armoured personnel carriers on the shore of the Java Sea, near the city of Tangerang.

The Indonesian Marine (KORMAR) with together with Ukrainian partners has successfully begun a new test campaign of BTR-4M amphibious armoured personnel carrier.

The BTR-4M is a amphibious armoured personnel carriers developed by Kharkiv Morozov Machne-Building Design Bureau. The new version of BTR-4M have Deutz engine and received the upgrade package giving it fully amphibious capabilities. The new armoured amphibious vehicle can swim at sea and negotiate inland water obstacles without any configuration changes.

- ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW -

The Indonesian Ministry of Defence (MoD) concluded a contract with Ukraine’s defence industry holding group Ukroboronprom in February 2014 to supply five BTR-4 APCs. The vehicles, which arrived in Indonesia in September 2016, represent Ukraine’s first military export to Indonesia in nearly two decades.

Photo by Dicky Asmoro/ Handre Saleh
Photo by Dicky Asmoro/ Handre Saleh

angkasa.co.id

If you would like to show your support for what we are doing, here's where to do it.

If you wish to report grammatical or factual errors within our news articles, you can let us know by using the online feedback form.

Executive Editor

About author:

Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, an accredited defense advisor, and a consultant. His background as a defense advisor and consultant adds a unique perspective to his journalistic endeavors, ensuring that his reporting is well-informed and authoritative. read more

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

TRENDING NOW

US Army equips soldiers with next-gen combat helmet

The U.S. Army has commenced the fielding of the Next-Generation Integrated Head Protection System (NG-IHPS) to approximately 2,000 soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat...