Interior Minister Arsen Avakov presented the new armored car “VARTA”

07.12.2015

“The National Guard and the Interior Ministry special unit will be adopted new armored vehicles” should “,” – said the Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov.
“The new year will receive about ten armored design and production company” Ukrainian armored vehicles, “- he wrote on his page on Facebook. Also, Arsen Avakov said that after a field test in a combat zone will be made the decision to purchase a larger batch of armored vehicles.
During the development of armored vehicles “should” designers and engineers “Ukrainian armored vehicles” were taken into account all the demands and concerns of military officers. Ukrainian officers were observed main advantages armored car “should”. First of all, this is what used to book the Swedish steel with a hardness of 560, which protects the crew from armor-piercing rounds inflammatory 7.62 * 39mm, unlike other domestic armored using steel with a hardness of 500. This is enabled without reducing bronestiykosti capsules reduce weight of the car by 11%.
Also equipped with modern mine sitting on Mine p’yatytochkovymy dampers and straps. Similar seats are used by such leading manufacturers of military equipment as BMC, FNSS, Otockar.
Due to the fact that the weaknesses in domestic production is armored armored door locks that can not withstand the daily operation, the armored car “should” have been installed handles and locks from manufacturers TriMark that can withstand daily use doors weighing up to 500 kg.
“The mine armored cars equipped with modern seats for crew and troops, reinforced dustproof winch installed and adds the ability to automatically centralized swap wheels of the cab driver.” – said the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
Due to changes in the main gear ratio pairs (from 6.49 to 5.49) significantly improved dynamic performance when driving on a highway and cross country.

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