20 vehicles “Dozor-B,” modernized T-72, new armored recovery and repair vehicles for the efficient use of tanks and fire-fighting vehicles, based on the T-72 – by Lviv Armored Plant – will be supplied to the Armed Forces of Ukraine .This was announced by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during his visit to UOP enterprise.
"920 million UAH – this is how much Lviv Armored Plant will receive for the production of machinery, which will be transferred to Ukrainian army," said the Head of State.
On July 14, the production capacities of the enterprise and the capabilities of the military equipment – manufactured by the plant – were represented to the President of Ukraine.
Modernized T-72 tanks successfully oppose Russian military equipment that is strengthening terrorists in the East of our country. 130 such tanks are already transferred to the Armed Forces, about 70 tanks will be structured in 2 groups in future.
The armored recovery and repair vehicle BREM LEV was created by Lviv Armored Plant engineers to enhance support and operational maintenance of tank units, formed of various modifications T-64 and T-72. Evacuation and maintenance capabilities of the given piece of military equipment are enhanced to meet the requirements of the modern warfare and tanks.
Armored personnel carrier Dozor-B – with a monocoque hull, NATO standard armor and a 4×4 wheel formula – passed departmental tests, having proved its tactical and technical characteristics. Serial production of the given vehicle is set up to meet the needs of the Ukrainian Army and to fulfill export potential of the given vehicle.
Fire fighting panzer GPM-72 is intended for the extinguishing of fires, emergency and rescue works in warehouses, arsenals, storage bases of explosive products (to eliminate the consequences of emergency situations, such as the explosion of the Balakleya ammunition storage), clearing the path to seat of fire, laying fire lanes. The main advantages of this sample are modern fire pump and mount, the capacity of the fire tank, which is 20t, the increased passability and crew protection from various types of munitions and fire (water curtain for the cabin, filter-ventilator unit).