Heavy Metal: Ukraine Engineers a Variety of Vehicles

Ukraine has long been a source of high-level engineering capability, as demonstrated by some of these machines.

Dan Carney, Senior Editor

March 1, 2022

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Ukrainian intrepidity has been much in the news lately, so we thought it would be a good time to appreciate some of that country’s impressive engineering work.

"Engineering is kind of in our DNA, it's in our blood," Intellias information technology boss Vitaly Sedler told the BBC in 2018. “For us and other post-Soviet countries, we all have a very strong technical education."

Grammarly automated proofreading, used by this publication in the creation of this article, was founded by Ukrainians Alex Shevchenko and Max Lytvyn.

IT and grammar-checking software can be nebulous, so we’ve rounded up some substantial physical feats of Ukrainian engineering. The country has built both massive aircraft and aircraft carriers, so click through the gallery to get a look at some of Ukraine’s greatest hits, from an engineering perspective!


About the Author(s)

Dan Carney

Senior Editor, Design News

Dan’s coverage of the auto industry over three decades has taken him to the racetracks, automotive engineering centers, vehicle simulators, wind tunnels, and crash-test labs of the world.

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