Textron has signed a contract with Ukroboronprom subsidiary SpetsTechnoExport (STE) for the sale of three Survivable Combat Tactical Vehicles (SCTV) to Ukraine.
The contract entails the sale of three SCTVs that will be delivered to Ukraine in an ongoing effort to improve the survivability and mobility of its light tactical vehicle fleet, the company said in a statement Monday.
The SCTV features a fully-armored, monocoque v-hull crew survivability capsule designed to provide the highest levels of protection technology available in its class of vehicles. Additionally, engine upgrades and suspension enhancements provide for superior performance and mobility.
According to UOP Director General Roman Romanov, "The Marine & Land Systems SCTV will provide significant improvement to performance and durability for Ukrainian HMMWVs, as well as enhancing crew protection. More specifically, the SCTV will provide a strengthened chassis and improved anti-mine and ballistic protection similar to that of MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) protection, which is designed specifically to withstand improvised explosive device attacks and ambushes."
SCTV is equipped to handle a variety of missions including fire support, command and control, reconnaissance, engineer support and troop transport.
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