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Ukraine will receive two Wisent 1 demining vehicles

Jun 18, 2023

Germany has sent additional Wisent 1 armored demining vehicles to Ukraine. In total, the Germans have already handed over four of these vehicles to break through minefields.


The equipment consists of the Wisent 1 armored support vehicle from FFG, equipped with a full-size mine blade from Pearson Engineering. It is based on a modified hull of the Leopard 1 main battle tank with the turret removed.

In addition, the Wisеnt 1 MC is equipped with a lane marking system that allows the oncoming troops to safely pass through cleared fields.

Ballistic protection following the NATO STANAG 4569 Level 5 standard and Level 3 mine protection ensure the highest possible crew safety.

As reported, in early 2023, Flensburger Fahrzeugbau Gesellschaft (FFG) and Pearson Engineering announced that they had received a contract to supply special equipment to Ukraine for demining.

Earlier it was reported that several Ukrainian demining vehicles were damaged in the counteroffensive.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 18/06/2023

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