The Ukrainian Army recently received its first eight-wheel-drive Rosomak armored modular vehicles from Poland, the Ukrainian OperativnoZSU Telegram channel reported Thursday.
According to the Ukrainian OperativnoZSU Telegram channel, the 44th Mechanized Brigade has received Polish-made armored vehicles equipped with Hitfist turrets.
The Rosomak is an armored personnel carrier, a Polish variant of the Patria eight-wheel drive armored vehicle. It is manufactured by the state-owned Rosomak S.A., a military-vehicle plant based in Siemianowice Slaskie, in Poland’s southwestern part.
Ukraine repotedly has acquired 200 Rosomak armored modular vehicles and self-propelled 120mm RAK mortar vehicles.
Poland handed over all 200 promised Rosomak APCs to Ukraine. pic.twitter.com/ljMCvvaSD9
— War Informant (@WarInformant1) August 3, 2023
In its combat version, the Rosomak can accommodate a crew of three, plus eight troops. The variants include Oto Melara Hitfist-30P gun turret-powered IFV, Rosomak-M1M IFV variant modified for war in Afghanistan, Rosomak-M3 APC, Rosomak-WEM armoured ambulance, Spike anti-tank guided missile equipped Rosomak-S APC, command vehicle for battalion commander, as well as the Rosomak-Lowcza mobile air-defence vehicle.