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 Production of new BRDM-2Di "Khazar" armored reconnaissance vehicle launched in Ukraine. PHOTO

State Corporation Ukroboronprom started producing the new armored reconnaissance and patrol vehicle BRDM-2Di "Khazar" on one of its plants.

Censor.NET reports citing media center of the State Corporation.

"The main advantages of the new equipment are higher dynamics, high endurance, and increased cross-country ability," the statement reads.

Khazar is able to move across water obstacles and is equipped with a powerful engine designed under Euro-3 emissions standards. The vehicle is designed to fulfill offensive reconnaissance and provide fire support to infantry units.

According to the media center, Khazar armored vehicle is based on a modernized BRDM-2. It is a four-by-four vehicle. The additional hatch provides easy and convenient entrance for the troops.

The Ukrainian army will receive the first units of the new armored vehicle within a month.

It should be reminded that Ukroboronprom is currently developing a hybrid of a tank and an infantry fighting vehicle. The Armored vehicles industry specialists are ready to begin serial production of this equipment this year, in the case if the Ministry of Defense and the National Guard of Ukraine will place the relevant order.

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