State enterprise “Kharkov design Bureau for machine building them. Morozov” (KMDB), ready in 2018 to begin deliveries Vooruzhennym forces of Ukraine a new version of BTR-4E and BTR – 4МВ1 enhanced according to standards of NATO protection.
As have informed Agency “Interfax-Ukraine” in the international specialized exhibition “Arms and security-2017” press Secretary KMDB im.Morozov Andrey Bogach in Kiev on Tuesday created in accordance with operating experience in the fighting in the East of the country on the basis of BTR-4E using a modular approach in booking new BTR-4МВ1 has meet NATO standards, increased by 15% crew protection, improved ergonomics of the cockpit. In addition, the combat module of the new version of the BTR-4 fitted with teplovision, he said.
“Modular approach to booking now widely used in the best samples of armored vehicles of countries members of NATO . The characteristics of the APC-4МВ1 allow the military to use this armor for any task: from patrol and reconnaissance to amphibious vehicles for the marine corps,” said A. Rich.
As reported by the source Agency, the KMDB today reports a new version of BTR-4E on the state tests in the military, in the first half of 2018 it is expected to adopt the BTR-4МВ1 of the armed forces.
“We are ready to start deliveries of new armored vehicles in 2018. Our capacity can produce up to 50 cars annually,” he said.
KMDB im.Morozov is a leading developer of armored vehicles of Ukraine, since 2011 the government’s decision is part of the state concern “Ukroboronprom”.