Ukraine defense industry could supply 50 BTR-4 8x8 armoured personnel carrier to Indonesia 1403144

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Friday, March 14, 2014 01:33 PM
 
Ukraine defense industry could supply 50 BTR-4 8x8 armoured personnel carrier to Indonesia.
Ukrainian State Foreign Trade Enterprise “SpetsTechnoExport" anounces a new contract option for the delivery of 50 BTR-4 armoured vehicles personnel carrier to the Indonesian Naval Forces. This is the second foreign country that buys the BTR-4. Ukraine and Iraq signed a contract on the supply of 420 BTR-4 vehicles for a total of $457.5 million in 2009.
     
Ukrainian State Foreign Trade Enterprise “SpetsTechnoExport" anounces a new contract option for the delivery of 50 BTR-4 armoured vehicles personnel carrier to the Indonesian Naval Forces. This is the second foreign country that buys the BTR-4. Ukraine and Iraq signed a contract on the supply of 420 BTR-4 vehicles for a total of $457.5 million in 2009.
Ukrainian-made BTR-4 8x8 armoured vehicle personnel carrier
     

In the end of 2014 in Djakarta the negotiations between Spectechnoexport management and representatives of Ministry of Defense and Naval Infantry of the Naval Forces of Indonesia were conducted. Within the negotiations the fundamental terms of the contract for the BTR-4 supply in quantity of 5 units were discussed.

Spectechnoexport has won the tender for the purchasing armored vehicles for the purposes of Naval Forces of Indonesia offering BTR-4 manufactured by Kharkiv Morozov Machne-Building Design Bureau.

This contract is the first step of the Program on armored vehicles purchase by Indonesian Naval Forces. If the contract is implemented successfully, other 50 similar vehicles will be also supplied. Also worth noting is that winning in this Project is the result of difficult competitive struggle with Russian special exporters.

The BTR-4 is a 8x8 wheeled armoured personnel carrier designed in Ukraine by the Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau as a private venture.

The BTR-4 is armed with a Grom weapon station which comprises a 30 mm gun, automatic grenade launcher, 7.62 mm machine gun and 4 anti-tank missile launchers.

 

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