More than 50 new armored vehicles "KAMAZ" entered service of the Russian military base in Abkhazia, head of the press service of the Southern Military District, Colonel Igor Gorbul.
"Since the beginning of 2012 to the Russian military base in Abkhazia has received more than 50 new army trucks" Kamaz-5350. " During the year, the staffing of base latest models of special equipment will continue ", — said Gorbul.
He explained that the new generation of army trucks equipped with a set of additional protection in the form of an armored cab Capsule with bullet-proof glass and reinforced platform. "Bronezaschischennost" KAMAZ "to withstand hits from small arms bullets at short distances and provides protection for passengers and the driver of the high-explosive impact," — said the officer.
In addition, he continued, reinforced base car that replaced the military tractors "ZIL" and "Ural", allows you to "KAMAZ" to navigate through difficult terrain, while providing protection for personnel.
Igor Gorbul noted that the warranty and service received at a Russian military base technique performed by the Manufacturer. According to him, it allows you to keep personnel from combat training.
The colonel added that in the period from May 15 to June 15 will be additional training sessions for 200 drivers for admission to the management of new technology and personnel carriers.