First armored car released in Cherkasy

Ukrainian armored car was given the name ‘Bars’.

17 November 2015 12:00

The first domestic armored vehicle was developed in the city of Chrkassy, the BBC Ukraine reports. 

The car was manufactured at the automotive plant of Bogdan corporation by order of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The armored car weighs 9 tons including arms and personnel, but it can accelerate to 110 kilometers per hour. 

The vehicles are currently undergoing tests, and then they will enter service with the Army. About 50 armored vehicles Bars are expected to be manufactured per month.