Sunday, August 15, 2021

Ukrainian company Practika delivered 60 Kozak-5 armored vehicles to Saudi Arabia

Ukrainian company Praktika delivered 60 Kozak-5 armored vehicles to Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has received a batch of 60 Ukrainian-made Kozak-5 armored vehicles produced by the private company Practika.

“Praktika has implemented two export contracts this year, including with them (Saudi Arabia),” said the Practika’s CEO Oleg Vysotsky, talking about the company’s plans to take part in the next defense exhibition in Saudi Arabia.

Kozak-5 is lightweight armored vehicle for special forces, designed to perform police or auxiliary military tasks.

Kozak-5 based on 4x4 truck Ford F550, chassis specially enforced (front axle strengthening, suspension and brakes enforcing, bigger wheels installing for armored vehicle building).

Kozak-5

Also, the vehicle has complex of anti-blast features that provides STANAG 4569 level 2 of blast protection. Armored capsule has two compartments, but is made as entire body, for higher rigidity (10-persons modification has one compartment).

Ukrainian company Praktika delivered 60 Kozak-5 armored vehicles to Saudi Arabia

Crew compartment of Kozak-5 was designed bearing in mind that crew can spend a long time inside the vehicle during performing of combat mission.

One of the key Kozak-5 advantages is its easy logistics. Due to comparatively, small overall dimensions and lesser weight vehicle is able to be able to transported by naval ships or aircraft, both military and commercial, and by railroads.


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