’According to the defense order, we’ve got to produce and send the Defense Ministry 45 new BTR-3 infantry fighting vehicles. First five vehicles have been already passed this month’, Mykhailo Logvynenko, the Chief Engineer of Kyiv Tank Factory, told the press.
The new IFVs got the new DEUTZ engine with the capacity of 326 horse powers, and a new weapon station.
Kyiv Tank Factory belongs to the largest state-run defense company Ukroboronprom. For decades, it has been the key supplier of military vehicles, hardware and ammunition for the Armed Forces.