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KrAZ-Spartan 4x4 armoured personnel carrier save lives of Ukrainian soldiers on the battlefield
March 30, 2016 another KrAZ-Spartan vehicle restored by KrAZ workers after bad damage in battle zone went to ATO zone to continue its service. The KrAZ Spartan armored personnel carrier is produced in Ukraine under license from the Company Streit Group.
The restored vehicle has been transferred by KrAZ representatives and Kremenchug mayor to Hero of Ukraine, commander of battalion of 95 air mobile brigade of Ground Forces of Ukraine Igor Gerasimenko in solemn atmosphere on the square near city administration. Except careful inspection during acceptance, all the systems have been checked for proper operation when driving the vehicle. Test drive was held on the square and Gerasimenko gave a high mark to KrAZ workers.
This completely crushed vehicle was delivered to the plant facilities in late December 2015 directly from Donetsk airport where fierce fighting was engaged at the moment. Gerasimenko said then: “It was almost KIA, non-recoverable. Spartan windshield was hit by 12,7 and 7,62 fire, the hull was hit by 12,7 and 14,5 projectiles. Armored capsule resisted but running gear was badly damaged.“
Inspection by KrAZ technicians revealed almost 70 damaged parts, dints and absence of many vital systems and units: damaged were front and rear axles, propeller shaft, windshield, front bumper, engine radiator, rear door inner panels, there were punctures in bonnet, wheels, left and right fenders, driver door, windshield visor, turret stand and many other deformations.