BOGDAN MOTORS AND UKRAINE’S DEFENSE MINISTRY SIGNED A NEW MASSIVE CONTRACT ON MEDICAL VEHICLES SUPPLY
Bogdan Motors has signed a new contract with the Defense Ministry of Ukraine on supplying modernized «Bogdan 2251» medical vehicles to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This year Ukrainian military are going to receive considerably more Ukrainian-made cars, the Corporation’s press-service informs. «Ukrainian army is going to receive modernized «Bogdan 2251» vehicles. In 2018 we’ve introduced a number of improvements, agreed and approved by military doctors and representatives of Defense ministry. At present the modernized «Bogdan 2251» vehicles are gradually replacing the outdated Soviet-made UAZ cars. Besides, Ukrainian medical vehicles earned accolades from the representatives of Ukrainian Armed Forces», – car manufacturer notes. They reminded in the corporation that Bogdan Motors had fulfilled the previous contract on production and supply of «Bogdan 2251» medical vehicles ahead of schedule. These cars are designed to transport or evacuate the wounded from the military medical units and field hospitals to other medical facilities. 10 major changes were introduced at the manufacturer’s expense: they reconsidered the driver’s cab and medical trailer’s equipment. Its interior has been redesigned in order to improve the comfort for the military doctors while performing their duties. The vehicles were equipped with autonomous heating system and the additional special heater for the fuel flow system. They stated in the Ministry of Defense that the modernized version of «Bogdan 2251» medical vehicle fully corresponds to military and medical requirements. Before «Bogdan 2251» appeared at the front line, the Soviet-designed UAZ-452 has been the main military medical vehicle. According to drivers, «Bogdan 2251» is considerably more reliable than its predecessor, which was used yet by the soviet army and could fail at any moment.