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Ukrainian soldiers were photographed with rare armor

There is one in the recent photo Varta-Redut MRAP can be seen, as well as three Ukrainian soldiers posing with Western weapons.

Varta-Redut Kiev is a self-developed MRAP (Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected) your vehiclebased on the rather old, Soviet-made ZIL-131is given by a military truck.

The MRAP concept was developed in response to the fighting in the Middle East, for the first time in the United States. The vehicle type was born as a result of the realization that mines and improvised explosive devices placed on the side of the road pose a much greater threat to soldiers on the battlefield than enemy handguns.

Unlike armored vehicles with flat floor plates, MRAPs are made with a V-shaped floor plate, which deflects the energy of the explosions laterally, thus protecting the soldiers sitting inside.

Cover image: Ukrainian Varta-Redut MRAP. Source: Wikimedia Commons