IN AUGUST CHERKASY “BOGDAN MOTORS” PLANT HAS SУТЕ MORE THAN 100 VEHICLES TO THE ARMY
In August “Bogdan Motors” car assembly plant #2 located in Cherkasy has sent more than 100 new military and medical vehicles to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Executing the state military order of 2018 the plant has delivered the modified “Bogdan 2251” medical vehicles and “Bogdan 6317” all-terrain trucks. “Bogdan 2251” medical vehicle was improved involving military medics who worked under the Defense Ministry’s order. The military reconsidered their demands as to the driver’s cab equipment and medical trailer. Its interior has been redesigned in order to improve the comfort for the military doctors while performing their duties. Changes introduced to the front protection of the vehicle became another major improvement. Additional flashing lights atop and on the sides of a car were installed as well. The trailer interior was improved as well. They have also installed new litter fixation mechanisms. The slides were adapted for domestic and NATO-standard litters. «Bogdan 6317» is a modern general purpose vehicle. It is equipped with a high-capacity 9.7L V6 Weichai Power turbocharged diesel engine developing 380 hp. These engines made it possible for Ukrainian manufacturers to improve the vehicles’ performance as well as to refuse from Russian-produced components. The new truck has a 1447 kilometers fuel distance and is able to make 85 km/h carrying 11 tons of cargo. It is capable of transporting 50 persons. Besides, the vehicle is designed to tow the trailers on all categories of roads, including hard-top and dirt roads as well as in off-road conditions. Each vehicle has a 10-year producer’s warranty. It should be reminded that during the Independence Day parade on August, 24 in the center of Kyiv the military have shown the new gun control complex, mounted on top of the new “Bogdan 2351” multi-purpose off-roader.