AUGUST 24 PREMIERE OF ARMORED MILITARY PROMISE “KOZAK”. AT THE PARADE INDEPENDENCE DAY OF UKRAINE ON AUGUST 24 WILL BE UNVEILED THE LATEST DOMESTIC ARMORED COMBAT VEHICLE FOR SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES ARMORED VEHICLES “KOZAK”.
At the parade Independence Day of Ukraine on August 24 will be unveiled the latest domestic armored combat vehicle for special operations forces armored vehicles “Kozak”. However, as a military expert told UNIAN project manager “Flot2017” Dmitry Tymchuk, the Defense Ministry and the General Staff APU until recently did not announce the decision on Independence Day to show another unique design of the newest Ukrainian military-industrial complex – armored combat vehicle for special forces armored vehicles “Kozak . ” “This vehicle is manufactured Scientific and Production Association” Practika “is the newest model of domestic production with combat and technical characteristics of the modern world level. BBM “Kozak” is designed for use in special units “- said D.TYMCHUK. As noted by the NGO “The Practika”, according to director of the association Oleg Vysotsky “at the end of last year, we offered the leadership of the Ministry of Defence and the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to develop such an armored car.” He said that now “Kozak” is being tested. According to experts, the war machine, “Kozak” in their characteristics are not inferior to modern world standards and can be effectively used for special operations, as well as in peacekeeping missions. According to the NGO “Practika”, the entire process of creating an armored car was carried out at the expense of the developer. The armed forces of Ukraine is not spent a single penny, which is important in the current environment of limited funding from the state. BBM “Kozak” weighs 5.5 tons, is equipped with engine capacity of 176 horsepower, reach speeds up to 120 km / h The bottom of the armored personnel carrier capable of withstanding an explosion of mines weighing at least 3 kg of TNT, and frame construction principle allows the capsule cabin crew of five men still remain intact. Also, “Kozak” has a GPS-navigator, radiation and chemical reconnaissance, rear view camera, parking sensors, air conditioning, ABS system and increased sound and thermal insulation. Rifle is in service with two machine guns and automatic grenade launcher.