Ukrainian Ukroboronprom has delivered another batch of BTR-3E1 wheeled armoured personnel carriers to the Royal Thai Army.
The Kyiv armored plant carried out the transfer of armored personnel carriers BTR-3E1according to the intergovernmental contract between Ukraine and Thailand on Feb 22 this year, Ukrainian military-informant news daily reported Monday.
BTR-3E1 has armor protection, high manoeuvrability, weapons (from thecontrol complex), is able to quickly identify, recognize, and to strike the ground (including steel) and low-flying targets with high efficiency, and is designed for use in motorized rifle divisions of troops (forces).
Previously, Thailand has signed a contract with Ukraine for the supply of a large batch of BTR-3. The first contract for the supply of 96 BTR-3E1 was signed in August 2007, a second contract to supply 121 BTR-3E1 - the summer of 2011, the third contract to supply 15 BTR-3E1 armored personnel carriers and six-3RK - in August of 2013.
As of 2015, there were 180 armed BTR-3E1. In May 2014 of the armored vehicles manufactured in Thailand, it was placed the National Guard of Ukraine in connection with the acute situation in the east of the country.
Ukrainian Ukroboronprom has offered to upgrade Turkish and Polish armored vehicles. The state concern has continued negotiations with European defense firms to establish technological and industrial cooperation in upgrading armored vehicles
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