AUSA 2017: BTR 4E Armoured Personnel Carrier


Christopher F Foss gives us an overview of Ukroboronprom’s BTR-4E Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC). Its first showing at AUSA. The BTR-4E is the export version of the BTR-4, an 8×8 armoured vehicle personnel carrier (APC) designed by the Ukrainian Company Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau. This the latest generation of wheeled armoured personnel carrier (APC) manufactured by the Ukrainian defense industry. This is a new development of 8×8 armoured vehicle which is not based to Russian technology of wheeled combat vehicle as the BTR-80 family. The BTR-4E APC is designed to be used as personnel carrier vehicle for infantry units or as a wheeled infantry fighting vehicle with weapon station to provide fire support. It can be operated under various climatic conditions from a temperature range of -40° to +55°C. In July 2012, Ukrainian Defense Ministry has announced the delivery of first BTR-4E APC for its armed forces. The BTR-4E is already in mass production and is in service with Ukraine, Indonesia and Iraq.

AUSA 2017: BTR 4E Armoured Personnel Carrier

AUSA 2017: BTR 4E Armoured Personnel Carrier

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