Ukraine army takes delivery of first units of BMM-4S Armoured Medical Vehicles based on BTR-4 190814
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|Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:59 AM|
|Ukraine army takes delivery of first units of BMM-4S Armoured Medical Vehicles based on BTR-4.|
Lives and health of Ukrainian servicemen of ATO area will be protected by the BMM-4S Armored Medical Vehicles, which are made on the basis of BTR-4E. Remarkably, in the nearest future Ukrainian Army is going to put these vehicles into the service.
Ukrainian-made Armoured Medical Vehicle BMM-4S is based on the chassis of the BTR-4 armoured personnel carrier.
Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau is the developer of this BTR-4E modification. Besides, the serial production of the vehicle is organized on the capacities of Kharkiv Special Machine Plant. Both enterprises are incorporated with Ukroboronprom State Concern.
The first two units of BMM-4S will have been supplied to soldiers by October of 2014.
BMM-4S has place for weaponry, medical equipment, stretcher, container for the medicine, thermal container, and container for artificial respiration systems, defibrillation and blood transfusion.
Vehicle has reliable armor protection and is designed for medical support provision and transportation of seriously wounded fighters from military operations area, disasters, and incidents. Existence of BMM-4S in the antiterrorist area will significantly improve the quality of medical support provided. According to the experts’ calculations, the above mentioned vehicle should be available in each military battalion and be considered as its mobile medical center.
Inside view of BMM-4S