The Armed Forces of Ukraine have shown a "secret weapon" in the war against Russia - a unique Ukrainian armored vehicle "Gadfly", which is available in a single copy

We have already seen HIMARS, CAESAR, M777 and other equipment on the front, but now the Armed Forces of Ukraine have decided to go with

trump cards and began to use the Ukrainian armored vehicle "Gadfly".

What is known

Armored car designed in the onlycopy, but despite this, it is also used by military personnel. The vehicle was developed in 2015 and built on the basis of the Soviet GAZ-66 truck. Wheel formula - 4 × 4.

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"Gadfly" is armed with a machine gun NSV-12.7 "Cliff" caliber12.7 mm. It is installed on the roof of the troop compartment. The car supports the installation of hinged armor weighing up to 200 kg to improve protection to the third level according to the STANAG 4569 standard.

Front mounted D4DB and M035S5 enginesSouth Korean company Hyundai. The crew consists of two people. The troop compartment is located in the central part of the vehicle. "Gadfly" can reach speeds of 95 km / h on the highway. The power reserve is 1200 km.

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You won’t believe it, but the Gadfly has a drawback.The armored car has a cramped cabin and small hatches. Therefore, military personnel cannot comfortably fit into the vehicle and quickly leave it.

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