SE «KMBD», which is part of the SC "Ukroboronprom", has begun its own mass production of the BTR-4 hulls for Ukrainian army.
To achieve this, in 2018, KMBD, with its own working capital, repaired a workshop that has been unemployed to production for several decades, and also purchased and enter a modern manufacturing line..
And in 2019, the first BTR-4 with a hull manufactured by KMBD successfully passed integrated tests which made it possible to proceed to mass production of the next batch of BTR-4 using its own hulls.
Therewith KMBD by contacting the Ministry of Defense with a proposal to allow the use of the newest brands of the armored steel by NATO member countries in the manufacturing of the BTR-4. These armored steel used in combat vehicles manufacturing of the Alliance and meet the requirements of NATO standards. In addition, at the moment the corresponding samples of NATO armored steel are already being tested in Ukraine.