The Armed Forces of Ukraine received a new batch of military equipment. According to Ukrainian media, which widely covered the program, in total, the Ukrainian military received nine BTR-80 armored personnel carriers after the repair.
According to the press service of the Ukroboronprom concern, the Kiev armored plant handed over to the APU nine BTR-80 armored personnel carriers, which underwent repairs as part of the state defense order. At the same time, the equipment was handed over half a year late. The delay was explained by the lack of funding and the additional amount of work.
The repaired vehicles replaced communication and navigation equipment, in addition, new "29-inch tires of Ukrainian production" were installed.
Today we are delivering to our defenders the last batch of repaired BTR-80 armored personnel carriers. The work had to be completed in a special quarantine mode, but all our obligations under the 2019 state defense order have now been fulfilled
- said the director of the Kiev armored plant Vladimir Sinyavsky.
It was previously reported that on April 30, the Armed Forces of Ukraine received the next batch of five armored personnel carriers BTR-4E produced by the Kharkov KBM. The armored personnel carriers are armed with KT762 machine guns manufactured by the Mayak state-owned enterprise in Kiev.