Kiev armored plant until the end of 2016 for the state defense order will put the APU 40 new BTR-3

Киевский бронетанковый завод до конца 2016 г. по гособоронзаказу поставит ВСУ 40 новых БТР-3

Kyiv armored plant “(KBTZ), part of the state concern “Ukroboronprom” until the end of 2016, will ensure the production and supply of the army within the framework of the state defense order 40 new units of BTR-3. This was reported to journalists the chief engineer of the plant Mikhail Logvinenko, informs “Interfax-Ukraine”.

“According to the state defense order, this year we must produce and deliver in the interests of the defense Ministry 45 new BTR-3. The first 5 cars have already been transferred to the army in August,” he said.

As noted by chief engineer, new armored vehicles are equipped with German DEUTZ engine with 326 HP and combat module “Shturm-BM-3M.

The representative of the defense enterprise stressed that the financing of the Ministry of defence of the state defense order for the production of new armored vehicles provided by rhythmically under the contract.

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As noted by Logvinenko in 2016 KBTZ also provided in the interests of the APU restoration and repair of more than 50 units of heavy armored vehicles, including T-72, T-64, BTR-3 and BTR-70.

Earlier, the “Ukroboronprom” reported that at the Kiev armored plant was developed the latest machine-gun-granulometry module for military equipment that has an innovative computer control system with fire, “Chestnut”, is designed for remote control weapons, with the sighting camera.

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