Venezuela received Russian armored vehicles
LONDON, June 6. (ARMS-TASS). Venezuela received a Russian armored vehicles, said London-based weekly "Janes Defence Weekly." In the country came first batch of armored vehicles, ordered in September 2009
In particular, a Danish cargo ship arrived in Venezuela, 35 tanks T-72S1, 36 BTR-80A, 16 BMP-3M and 13 120-mm self-propelled guns 2S23 Nona-SVK ". All Russian armored vehicles entered service pereformiruemoy the 25 th Mechanized Infantry Brigade.
Earlier, the Venezuelan army, said the London weekly, received from Russia 24 122 mmm multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) 2C12 BM-21, 24 120 mm towed mortar 2S12, and a number of 23-mm anti-aircraft installations ZU-23-2, delivered in Venezuela on board the cargo ship under the Maltese flag.