Ex noted the 9mm armor, which was not enough to withstand even machine-gun fire. He noted that the BTR-60 of the 1960s could only be considered an armored personnel carrier in name only because its armor provided little or no protection. He also noted that Ukraine’s willingness to accept these outdated armored personnel carriers shows the helplessness of the Ukrainian authorities.

The newspaper reminds that on July 21, the Bulgarian Parliament approved the transfer of 100 half-century-old BTR-60 armored personnel carriers to Ukraine, along with weapons and spare parts. According to the statements made at the hearings, both the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Defense of the country said that these vehicles are not necessary for the Bulgarian armed forces and are out of date.

Source: Ferra

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