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Ukrainian Army takes delivery of BTR-4E armoured personnel carriers

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The Minister of Defence of Ukraine has taken delivery of another batch of BTR-4E armoured personnel carriers, Ukraine’s state-owned defense conglomerate UkrOboronProm announced on 2 July.

UkrOboronProm released a statement on Thursday saying that “SE Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau, a part of UkrOboronProm, handed over to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine another batch of 4 BTR-4E armored personnel carriers.”

To date, 80% of the contract has been fulfilled – 37 out of 45 armored vehicles provided by the state defense order have been transferred to the military.


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All armored vehicles are equipped with machine guns manufactured by the Kyiv plant “Mayak”, which actually resumed the full production process at this enterprise.

BTR-4E is entirely Ukrainian development, which is highly competitive. The domestic light armored vehicle sample has powerful armament, great speed and protection for the crew. Almost 80 vehicles BTR-4E strengthened the Ukrainian army during the military operation in the East of the country.

“Specialists of the SE “Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau” are the innovative core of the UkrObotonProm. This is where the legendary tank “Oplot”, armored personnel carrier “Dozor-B” and modernized system “Grad” were developed.

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