Kharkov state enterprise "Plant them. Malyshev, "ends the test 64 vehicles BTR-4, which will soon be sent to Iraq.
This is the general director of the State Corporation "Ukroboronprom" Dmitry Peregoudov during a demonstration technology media, reports GolosUA.
"The contract between Ukraine and Iraq performed steadily. At present, the State Enterprise "Plant them. Malyshev "and collaborators to prepare for the second batch — 62 BTR-4" — said Dmitry Peregoudov.
It is planned that in the end of April, the plant will be representatives of Iraq and will be the party of combat vehicles.
Recall that the first batch of BTR-4 was sent to Iraq in April 2011. Then it was transferred to 26 combat vehicles.
The contract for the supply of military equipment to Iraq Ukraine signed at the end of 2009. The Iraqi side should get 420 BTR-4: 270 linear machines, 80 commanders, 30 staff, 30 medical and 10 repair and recovery. The main performer of the contract — Kharkiv Morozov Design Bureau named (KMDB), co-executive — State Enterprise "Malyshev Plant" (Kharkiv).