The Armed Forces of Ukraine received a new batch of British FV103 Spartan armored personnel carriers
A new batch of FV103 Spartan armored tracked vehicles has arrived in Ukraine.
Here's What We Know
The armored vehicles were purchased by the Petro Poroshenko Foundation together with the volunteers of the "Sprava Hromads". The vehicles will go to the front line in the area of Bakhmut and Avdeevka. A little later, the AFU will send another additional batch of vehicles.
The FV103 Spartan is a tracked armored personnel carrier of the British Army. It was developed as a variant of the Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance APC family. The vehicle can carry up to seven personnel, including three crew members. FV103 Spartan is armed with a single machine gun. Usually the Spartan is used to move specialized teams, such as anti-aircraft missile groups. It was adopted into service in 1978.