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They are trying to reinforce the Ukrainian offensive with Swedish CV9040C infantry fighting vehicles with a 40-mm automatic cannon

They are trying to reinforce the Ukrainian offensive with Swedish CV9040C infantry fighting vehicles with a 40-mm automatic cannonAs the offensive operation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine is deployed, new units of the Ukrainian army are thrown into battle, this time equipped with Swedish infantry fighting vehicles CV9040C.

Ukraine's counteroffensive in the southern direction received a boost thanks to the reinforcement of advanced infantry fighting vehicles CV9040C- listed in Army Recognition.

Sweden transferred the APU about 50 BMP CV9040C, armed with 40 mm automatic cannon, and trained Ukrainian crews to handle them. According to the publication, this armored vehicle, thanks to its "outstanding combat characteristics, will take its place at the forefront of the attack".

CV90 is a family of tracked combat vehicles, developed in Sweden at the turn 1980-1990 years. Technique is constantly improving, from base level Mk 0 to the current Mk IV. The CV9040C has been in service with the Swedish forces since the early 1990s and is widely used by such countries., like Switzerland, Norway, Netherlands, Finland, Estonia and Denmark. Slovakia and the Czech Republic also placed orders for this combat vehicle..

With weight 37 tons CV9040C surpasses the American M2A2 Bradley by 12 t, providing increased armor protection. The BMP is equipped with an ammunition programming system, climate control and anti-shatter liners.

Compared to the previous version 9040B1, this modification has additional all-round armor, laser filtering in all optics and tropical grade air conditioning. Due to the increased mass, it can only carry troops from 6 soldier.

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