28 Februari 2017
BTR4 armored personnel carrier (photo : strategic bureua)
According to the documents, which were in the online, Myanmar is planning to organize the licensed production of the new Ukrainian armored personnel carriers BTR-4.
This is the writing of Russian military expert Diana Mikhailova.
According to her words, the state company “Ukrspetsexport” supplies to Myanmar set of equipment for the production of welded shells for light armored vehicles BTR-type 4U and 2S1U. Apparently, the planned organization of production in Myanmar BTR-4. Designation 2S1U previously had the option of upgrading the 122-mm self-propelled howitzers 2S1, however, in this case, it may have in mind the assembly organization in Myanmar tracked vehicles based on the chassis and hulls 2S1.
According to the contract № USE-16.1-27-K / KE-14, concluded in 2014, the Ukrainian has received a set of equipment for the production of welded shells for light armored vehicles BTR-4U and 2S1U. In particular, the complete sheet was loaded 15-ton assembly and welding stand for BTR-4U TO53.1329-270, assembly and test configuration housing a total cost of $ 44,301,966.
It is previously known in 2003-2006. assembly kits for 92 BTR-3E has been supplied to Myanmar.