Thursday, February 29, 2024

Ukraine army receives first batch of new «Dozor-B» armored vehicles

The batch of 10 armored vehicles “Dozor-B” was manufactured and successfully accepted by military representative offices of Kharkiv and Lviv. The event took place at UKROBORONPROM SE “Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau”. This was stated by UKROBORONPROM Director General Roman Romanov at the press conference, dedicated to the results of 2 years work of UKROBORONPROM management.

“We have included all customer requirements – the vehicles successfully accomplished acceptance tests and are accepted by MoD representatives,” – said UKROBORONPROM Director General Roman Romanov.

The military said that the fighting vehicles were accepted and are ready for further use without any restrictions.

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“Dozor-B” is a modern armored vehicle:

– which can protect lives of 10 military from armor-piercing bullets, shrapnel and mines, chemical and radiological attacks;

– with modern weapons: machine gun installation BPU-12.7 with night vision equipment and machine gun NSVT 12.7 with optical monocular periscope sight;

– capable to hit manpower, lightly armored equipment and deliver firepower against air threats, flying at subsonic speeds.

– has 4×4 wheel formula that can be effectively used to equip special units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and can have following modifications: military, reconnaissance, medical, command, etc;

– equipped with a reliable 4-stroke Deutz diesel engine with engine power of 190 hp,  turbocharger and transmission by the world’s leading brand Allison;

– With a speed of over 100 km / h;

– with a strong (5.5 kW) air ventilation capacity of 400 cbm /hr., operating in the temperature, ranging from + 20˚ to + 55˚C.

– With filter-ventilator unit, protecting people from toxic substances, biological aerosols and even radioactive dust.

Now UKROBORONPROM capacities allow manufacturing more than 100 armored vehicles “Dozor-B” per year. Besides, the work on their adaptation to NATO standards is in progress. The State Concern goes the extra mile, working already on further tactical and technical characteristics improvement, providing the vehicle with the latest weapons complex and the possibility to overcome water obstacles by swimming.

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