KIEV, July 30 – Ukraine is preparing to send another batch of 21 BTR armored personnel carriers assembled by domestic defense industry enterprises to Thailand under a contract with the Royal Thai Army.
The customer recently signed an acceptance certificate for 21 Ukrainian BTRs, said Ukrspecexport Director General Serhiy Hromov.
The batch includes 15 BTR-3E1s and six BTR-3RKs, which are modifications of the BTR-3 armored personnel carriers. The BTRs are to be shipped from Odessa by mid-August. When the armored personnel carriers arrive in Thailand in September, they will undergo tests before being finally accepted by the customer.