Australia introduced the first M113 armored personnel carriers to Ukraine

Australia introduced the first M113 armored personnel carriers to Ukraine

Australia introduced the first M113 armored personnel carrier to Ukraine

Photo: M113 armored personnel carrier

< p>Australia handed over 4 out of 14 total armored personnel carriers M113 to Ukraine as part of the new party of military assistance. 9NEWS TV channel reports about it.

First chotiries of 14 Australian M113AS4 armored personnel carriers were selected for the Ukrainian vintage season last year and delivered to Ukraine as part of a $2 million Russian aid package >

The M113 armored personnel carrier is a caterpillar vehicle that weighs 10.4 tons. Wine building capacity up to 12 soldiers, as well as water. The hourly transport of building slabs with a speed of 6 km/year.

The machine is built with ceramic slabs of armor protection, which allows you to secure protection from blasts with a caliber of up to 14.5 mm. The bottom of the vehicle protects the crew from vibrating mines and self-contained vibrating outbuildings.

M113AS4 can be mounted in a 12.7 mm Browning M2HB-QCB machine gun.

Australia hit Ukraine 6 earlier M777 howitzers and ammunition for howitzers of 155 mm caliber, as well as 20 protected wheeled armored personnel carriers Bushmaster, 14 protected defense systems, military order.

Prepared by: Sergiy Daga