Ukrainian BTR-4 8x8 armoured personnel carrier used during anti-terrorist operation in Sloviansk
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|Thursday, June 5, 2014 03:10 PM|
|Ukrainian BTR-4 8x8 armoured personnel carrier used during anti-terrorist operation in Sloviansk|
“The newest BTR-4E armored personnel carriers, being produced by Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau, which is incorporated with Ukroboronprom State Concern, under the combat conditions have proved their high technical specifications,” – Ukroboronprom Temporary Acting Director General Yuriy Tereshchenko stated on wednesday 4 June 2014.
Ukrainian BTR-4 during anti-terrorist operation in Sloviansk
According to the executive, armored personnel carriers, having been adopted by Units, which participate in anti-terrorist operation (hereinafter - ATO), came under heavy fire while fighting with terrorists in the Slaviansk area.
“We are proud that newest Ukroboronprom’s developments are strengthening the defensive capacity of the country. I am sure that in the nearest future Units of Armed Forces of Ukraine and National Guard will be provided by us with the next batch of BTR-4E and BTR-3E1,” – Concern’s Director underlined.