The Russians were trapped in an armored transporter so they dropped him, but not before a grenade was thrown inside. However, the Ukrainians were able to fix it.
Armored transport BTR-82A was repaired by the UkrainiansPhoto: Video Capture
After the water shield crew blocked the carrier BTR-82A, the Russians thought to throw a grenade inside so that the Ukrainians could not use it. However, the Ukrainians were able to fix it and are now in the service of Ukrainian forces.
#Ukraine: Captured Russian BTR-82A in service with Ukrainian forces.
The APC was trapped, abandoned by the Russian military, but later recaptured by the Ukrainians. Interestingly, a grenade exploded inside before the Russians could exit, although the vehicle was still repaired. pic.twitter.com/Z02ENFZidu
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In fact, images of Ukrainians repairing seized military vehicles are going viral on social media.
In April, they appeared Shooting Shows to employees of the Ukrainian arms company Ukroboronprom the reuse of seized Russian vehicles by AU forces. Images showed T-72B3 Obr 2016 and BMD-4M, and BTR-82A in the background ready.
#Ukraine: Scenes showing the re-use of captured Russian armor by UA forces by Ukroboronprom staff – T-72B3 Obr 2016 & BMD-4M (as well as BTR-82A in the background) can be seen preparing. Interestingly, they mention that the Russian coms systems should be transferred to the Ukrainian. pic.twitter.com/pbxeC7ZH8T
– \ uD83C \ uDDFA \ uD83C \ uDDE6 Ukraine Weapons Surveillance (@UAWeapons) April 12, 2022
Ukraine is urging farmers who have recovered military vehicles to be repaired and put on the front line, but urging skilled mechanics to come and help in the effort to revive the recovered equipment.
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