28/02/2018 12:18

Kazakhstani experts are carrying out demonstration tests of “Barys 8х8” APV

Demonstration tests of “Barys” armored personnel vehicle (APV) with 8х8 wheel arrangement from local enterprise “Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering” LLP has started in Kazakhstan.

Currently experts of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan are carrying out the tests in extreme winter natural climatic conditions. Test program includes firing from standard armament both during the day and night time.

Stabilized uninhabited turret with 30 mm 2А42 automatic gun and 7.62 mm PKT (Kalashnikov’s tank machine gun)  coaxial machine gun, created by Kazakhstani “KAE” plant, which manufactures defense electrooptic products jointly with Turkish company “Aselsan”, was installed on the armored personnel vehicle.

New armored personnel vehicle which includes advanced process soultions,   is a result of carrying out of development and engineering by the “Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering” LLP jointly with South African “Paramount Group” company.

Armored vehicle is multi-purpose, mobile and meets high requirements of ballistic and mine protection.

“Barys” 8х8 was demonstrated for the first time during IV International exhibition of armaments and military equipment “KADEX”, which took place in Astana in June of 2016.