The design of this machine includes the installation of additional elements of armor protection, a new nose module with improved characteristics of ballistic protection and amphibious properties, the use of a circular video review system. The search capabilities are expanded due to the use of a thermal imager in the combat module. Also, the paratroopers' seats are improved, which provide better ergonomics and safety when the armored personnel carrier is blown up on a mine.
The efficiency of the collective of the SE "KMDB" deserves high praise, in the implementation of the accounting of the wishes of domestic and foreign customers. According to Defense Minister of Ukraine, General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak, the updated version of the BTR-4MV1 armored personnel carrier will be purchased by units and divisions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as early as 2018.
SE "KMDB" is the main developer and manufacturer of armored personnel carriers of BTR-4 families.