Partner 2019: Yugoimport live firing demonstration of weapons and combat vehicles
Today, June 26, 2019, the Serbian State Defense Company Yugoimport has performed a live firing demonstration with latest generation of military equipment, weapons, armored vehicles, artillery systems and UGV (Unmanned Ground Vehicle) during the Partner 2019, International Fair of Armament and Defense Equipment Exhibition in Belgrade, Serbia.
Lazar 3 8x8 armored vehicle in live firing demonstration during Partner 2019, International Fair of Armament and Defense Equipment Exhibition in Belgrade, Serbia. June 26, 2019. (Picture source Army Recognition)
During the live firing demonstration, Yugoimport has demonstrated the Lazar 3, 8x8 armored vehicle personnel carrier, the Milosh 4x4 multi-purpose armored vehicle, NORA B-52 155 mm self-propelled howitzer weapon system, BOV M-83 wheeled armored anti-tank guided missile with new generation of Malyutka missiles, PASARS L/70 Bofors 40mm cannon, individual weapons and mortars.
In the past decade, the company took significant steps towards its consolidation and establishing of a new business strategy which included, even in the first years of the 21st century, gradual organization of R&D projects involving complex combat systems, where the most important product is the wheeled gun-howitzer NORA-B/52 cal. 155 mm with the 52 cal. barrel length.
In March 2017, Milosh and Lazar wheeled armored vehicles, as well as Nora howitzers, have been delivered for the Serbian Armed Forces. The Special Anti-Terrorist unit of the Serbian Police has received six Milosh 4x4 armored armed with a 12.7 mm machine gun, while the Gendarmerie will get six Lazar 3 vehicles.
Yugoimport works together with the Serbian Army, Military Technical Institute Belgrade and many private companies in Serbia and around the world in developing new weapons and systems. Its portfolio includes laser multi-role armored combat-vehicles resistant to mines and ambushes; multi-role armored and combat-armored vehicles; panoramic surveillance and observation multisensory optoelectronics stations; remote-controlled weapon stations; self-propelled gun howitzers; self-propelled truck-mounted gun howitzers; self-propelled howitzers; converted guns; and hybrid long-range projectiles.
BOV M-83 wheeled armored anti-tank guided missile in live firing demonstration during Partner 2019, International Fair of Armament and Defense Equipment Exhibition in Belgrade, Serbia. June 26, 2019. (Picture source Army Recognition)