The Armed Forces for the first time showed NM189 Ingeniørpanservogn engineering vehicles on the territory of Ukraine. They were received from Norway. In the photo above, you can see the equipment during the training of Ukrainian military personnel in Poland.
What is known
The NM189 Ingeniørpanservogn is an engineering vehicle built on the basis of the German Leopard 1 tank. It is designed to prepare defensive positions, clear roads and create gaps in enemy defenses.
#Ukraine: The first video showing a Norwegian ???????? NM189 Ingeniørpanservogn armoured engineering vehicle on Ukrainian soil. The NM189 is based on the Leo 1 tank chassis and is equipped with a crane arm, a blade and cable winches.
In total, three of these were donated by Norway. pic.twitter.com/ACiFh97myq
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The machine was created at the end of the last century specifically for the armed forces of Norway. They ordered 22 units of NM189 Ingeniørpanservogn which were produced and delivered by 2021. The vehicle’s arsenal includes smoke grenades and a 12.7 mm machine gun.
Norway sent three units of NM189 Ingeniørpanservogn to Ukraine in March this year. Together with engineering vehicles, the Armed Forces received Leopard 2A4NO tanks.