Ministry of Defense of Ukraine bought 75 armored personnel carriers Saxon. This was reported on a press-conference by the Deputy Director General of “Ukroboronprom” Sergiy Pinkas
“Ukroboronprom” made a research of the market. Ukrainian equivalent costs 5.5 millions of UAH (about 366 USD), European armored personnel carrier starts from 430-460 thousands of Euros. Saxon armored vehicle has similar technical characteristics and costs 38 thousands of USD on the territory of the United Kingdom. And the end cost with all docs and delivering it to Ukraine will cost 51 thousands of USD
– Sergiy Pinkas
Pinkas said that the first 20 vehicles will be delivered next week and the rest in 2015.
Reported by UNIAN.
The photos of Saxon armored vehicles were posted at Ukroboronprom website yesterday.