France is going to transfer modern ACMAT Bastion armored personnel carriers to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
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This was reported by the portal of military analysts Oryx. We are talking about 20 vehicles. There is no information when supplies will start.
The Bastion is a modern French wheeled armored personnel carrier produced by the ACMAT company. The Bastion is built on the chassis of the VLRA armored vehicle. The vehicle was announced in 2010. It was created specifically for the French special forces, acting in Africa.
The Bastion is available in several modifications. By the way, besides France, the U.S. and African countries are also using this truck. The truck has a cruising range of 1400 km and can move along the highway at a speed of 110 km/h. Bastion is equipped with armor standard STANAG 4569. That is, the truck is not afraid of mines and bullets up to 7.62 mm.
By the way, except Bastion armored vehicles, France may transfer to Ukraine up to 12 additional Caesar guns with improved armor and 36 rounds of ammunition.