Al-Wanash armored personnel carrier with Ukrainian combat tower presented in UAE

Source : 112 Ukraine

Al-Wanash is the result of the cooperation of “Ukroboronprom” and UAE Company Calidus LLC
20:43, 19 February 2019

Al-Wanash armored personnel carrier with BM-3M “Shturm” combat tower

Al-Wanash armored personnel carrier with BM-3M “Shturm” combat tower, the result of the cooperation of Ukrainian State Concern “Ukroboronprom” and UAE Company Calidus LLC, was presented at the IDEX-2019 international exhibition in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates as “Ukroboronprom” reported.

Al-Wanash armored personnel carrier with BM-3M “Shturm” combat tower

Ukrainian BM-3M “Shturm” combat tower is installed at BTR-3, which is serially produced at Kyiv Armored Plant and which passed the testing in the east of Ukraine.

“Modern digital system with laser range finder and gun stabilizer ensures for the BM-3M “Shturm” high accuracy of firing with the 30 mm automatic gun, machine-gun and automatic grenade launcher, as well as “Barrier” anti-tank guided missiles system,” the message said.

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Its distance for destructing is up to 5 km at any weather conditions day and night.

“Ukroboronprom” notes that Al-Wanash is one of the most modern armored personnel carriers in its class, which was created by joining of the most modern technologies from the leading producers of the world level.

On February 18, 2019, the Calidus LLC and the State Company “Ukrspecexport,” which is a member of the State Concern “Ukroboronprom,” signed the Memorandum of cooperation having consolidated the reached agreements in further cooperation.

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As we reported Kharkiv tank factory upgraded over a hundred of T-64 main battle tanks made in 2017. The number of upgraded T-64s is quite enough to re-arm a tank brigade. The Kharkiv-based company continues to modernize the basic models of T-64s to this new level. 

Besides, Kyiv Armored Vehicle Plant which joint the state company “Ukroboronprom” has manufactured the pilot hull of the armored personnel carrier 3DA (APC-3DA) made of the armored steel released by one of the NATO countries.

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