Italian armored car Lynx decided to retire

Defense Ministry canceled an order adopting the Italian car "Lynx" of the Russian Army. It is reportedRosinformbyuro, citing a source in the defense industry.


Recall that the purchase and acceptance of the Russian Army armored Italian Iveco LMV M65 Lynx called "Lynx" is one of the decisions of the former Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov.

Tests showed that the Italian armored car can not cope with a number of points the Defense Ministry, which they put to suppliers. At the same time, Russian armored vehicles "Wolf" and "Tiger" took on all counts. It should also be noted that the Italian machine had certain advantages relative to the "Tiger", but these advantages Defense Ministry did not seek, as the task of the producers.

Telegrafist also notes that while official information on this issue have been reported.

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