United States delivered first prototype of the Kozac APC to the Ukrainian Border Guard Service

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 United States delivered first prototype of the Kozak APC to the Ukrainian Border Guard Service
On Monday January 19, the United States has delivered the first prototype of an armored “Kozak” vehicle to the Ukrainian State Border Guard Service (SBGS) at its logistics base in Kyiv. To date, the United States has delivered dozens of armored pick-up trucks and vans to the SBGS. Delivery of the prototype helps fulfill one of the commitments noted in the June 4, 2014 White House Fact Sheet on U.S. Security Assistance to Ukraine.
     
United States delivered first prototype of the Kozak APC to the Ukrainian Border Guard Service 640 001 Practika's Kozac armored personnel carrier
     
This prototype is analogous to a lite version of a U.S. Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle. The “Kozak” is the first prototype of its kind designed by “Practika” in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Meeting Ukrainian Class 4 standards for armoring, the vehicle is built on an IVECO chassis and includes a v-shaped armored hull to guard against anti-personnel mines or other explosives. The Kozak APC can carry up to five equipped soliders.

The Kozac APC is available in four variants: patrol vehicle, recce vehicle, special missions vehicle and mobile command post. B-6 and B-7 armoring protection classes ensures protection against 7.62x51 mm NATO shots. The V-shape bottom protect the vehicle against explosion of 3 kg TNT equivalent. The cross-section tubes assure necessary vital space when the vehicle is turning over. The Kozac is also equipped with radiation reconaissance device, a rear-view camera and parktronik, an intercom between the driver and "the street" and strenghtened sound and noise insulation.
     

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