This was stated by Interior Minister Arsen Avakov on hisFacebook page, Censor.NET reports.
"KRAZ Cougars. Newequipment of the National Guard of Ukraine. Starting today theweapon of the newly created operational brigade. Building up thestrength! Our Strength is peace for Ukraine," he wrote.
The first cars weretransferred to the National Guard base in Novi Petrivtsi. KRAZCougar is an all-wheel drive armored vehicle designed for urbancombat, developed by Canadian Streit Group on the nasis of Toyotachassis. It can be fitted with various types of combat modules andtowers, armed with a 7.62 mm or 12.7-mm machine gun or 40-mmautomatic grenade launcher.
President of UkrainePetro Poroshenko, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada OleksandrTurchynov visited the first operational brigade of the UkrainianNational Guard and got acquainted with the samples of the vehiclesin service and talked to the staff.
Новые, современные бронемашины для Нацгвардии.
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