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Russian army will take delivery of KAMAZ water truck ATsPT-5,6 for operations in Arctic region TASS 11111162

Russian army will take delivery of KAMAZ water truck ATsPT-5,6 for operations in Arctic region
 
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The Russian Defense Ministry will soon take delivery of a batch of advanced tank trucks designed for operations in the Arctic, according to the Izvestia daily. The sophisticated vehicle is designed for producing potable water and storing it unfrozen at an ambient temperature of -65°C. The Defense Ministry has been testing the unique ATsPT-5,6 Arctic Line tank truck on a KamAZ chassis under the Arctic and subarctic area development program.
 

First heavy buggy for Russian Special Forces will be presented in February next year TASS 11011162

First heavy buggy for Russian Special Forces will be presented in February next year
 
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The test sample of a big cross-country vehicle for the Russian special forces that can carry up to six armed fighters at a maximum speed of 130 kilometers per hour will be presented in February next year, aide to the head of the Chechen republic for interaction with law enforcement agencies Daniil Martynov told TASS. The vehicle is designed by the international training center for special task forces in Chechnya.
 

Reconnaissance units of Russian army has received a special version of Ratnik combat gear TASS 11011161

Reconnaissance units of Russian army has received a special version of Ratnik combat gear
 
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Reconnaissance units of Russia’s Army are receiving a special version of the Ratnik combat gear, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press office said. The Ratnik is a Russian infantry combat system similar to the French Future Soldier System FELIN.
 

New sniper rifle from TsNIITOCHMASH will be delivered to the Russian secret services TASS 10911164

New sniper from TsNIITOCHMASH will be delivered to the Russian secret services
 
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The sophisticated sniper system developed for Russian secret services has passed the official tests and been ready for full-rate production, TsNIITOCHMASH Director General Dmitry Semizorov said, showing the cutting-edge rifle to Russian Vice-Premier Dmitry Rogozin.
 

French army unveils real size scale model of new Jaguar EBRC future reconnaissance armoured 10811166

French army unveils real size scale model of new Jaguar EBRC future reconnaissance armoured
 
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During a live demonstration of the French army, Thursday, October 20, 2016, a scale model 1/1 of the new generation of 6x6 reconnaissance armoured vehicle Jaguar EBRC (Engin Blindé Multi-Rôles - Armoured Multi-roles Vehicles) was unveiled, it should enter in service with the French armed forces in 2020 to replace old ERC-90 Sagaie, AMX-10Rc and VAB HOT.
 

Engineers of Russian army Western Military District to receive Korshun mine detectors TASS 10711162

Engineers of Russian army Western Military District to receive Korshun mine detectors
 
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Combat engineer units of the Russian Army Western Military District’s 20th All-Arms Army, which are based in the Voronezh Region in central Russia, have received 10 advanced NR-900EK3M Korshun mine detectors, district spokesman Colonel Igor Muginov said.
 

Armed Forces of Ukraine to test new 3D surveillance radar 79K6 Pelican 12610161

Armed Forces of Ukraine to test new 3D surveillance radar 79K6 Pelican
 
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The latest development of Ukrainian-made 3D surveillance radar 79K6 “Pelican” was successfully tested by the Ukrainian armed forces during military exercises “Rubizh-2016”.
 

Russian Company ZSA will test anti-mine capabilities of new K4386 Typhoon 4x4 MRAP 12510161

Russian Company ZSA will test anti-mine capabilities of new K4386 Typhoon 4x4 MRAP
 
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JSC Special Automobiles Plant (Russian acronym: ZSA, Zavod Spetsialnyh Avtomobiley) will test the anti-mine capabilities of its newest K4386 Typhoon (Taifun) mine-resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicles intended for Russia`s Airborne Forces (VDV, Vozdushno-Desantnie Voyska), according to the Business Online newspaper.
 

Russia has already started development of Ratnik-3 new-generation of individual soldier equipment TASS 11410161

Russia has already started development of Ratnik-3 new-generation of individual soldier equipment
 
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Ratnik-3 new-generation individual equipment being developed by TsNIITochMash design bureau will receive a blue fire prevention system, according to a source in Russian defense industry.
 

Future Russian armored vehicles will be equipped with Andromeda-D command and control system TASS 11310162

Future Russian armored vehicles will be equipped with Andromeda-D command and control system
 
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Future Russian armored vehicles, including derivatives of the Armata commonized heavy tracked platform, will be compatible with the Andromeda-D automated command and control (C2) system, according to the Izvestia daily.
 

Analysis : Russia continues to grow arms export in the Middle East TASS 11210161

Analysis : Russia continues to grow arms export in the Middle East.
 
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The Soviet Union ranked second after the United States in terms of arms export for many years. Russia picked up the baton from it a quarter of the century ago. Its annual income from arms trade in 2012-2015 is estimated on average at $14.5 billion.
 

Russian Defense Ministry to finalize the tests of Sprut-SDM1 self-propelled anti-tank gun TASS 11110163

Russian Defense Ministry to finalize the tests of Sprut-SDM1 self-propelled anti-tank gun
 
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The Russian Defense Ministry is finalizing the testing of the Sprut-SDM1 upgraded self-propelled (SP) antitank (AT) gun, according to the Izvestia newspaper. The military has told the Izvestia that the weapon features, among other things, a guided system with a cutting-edge missile capable of wiping out a tank clad in explosive reactive armor (ERA) blocks set on top its own armor at a range of 6,000 m.
 

Russian Army will receive new ADS amphibious assault rifles 71110163

Russian Army will receive new ADS amphibious assault rifles
 
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Russia’s Armed Forces and military police will start receiving ADS amphibious assault rifles next year, Director of Russia’s Central Design Bureau of Sporting and Hunting Weapons Alexei Sorokin said. This is the first assault rifle in the world to fire equally well both in and out of the water. Notably, it is as good as the latest models of Kalashnikov-type assault rifles, while being smaller in size.
 

Russian BTR-82 armoured personnel carrier could be upgraded with AU-220M turret 57mm cannon TASS 10810161

Russian BTR-82 armoured personnel carrier could be upgraded with AU-220M Mturret 57mm cannon
 
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Russian upgraded armored personnel carrier (APC) BTR-82 may be afforded the AU-220M fighting module with a 57-mm gun instead of the current 30-mm one, according to the Izvestia daily. A tentative decision has been made for fitting the AU-220M Baikal artillery combat mode to the BTR-82’s chassis, with the project awaiting approval now, a Russian Defense Ministry official close to the matter said.
 

Russian-made T-14 Armata main battle tank fitted with new detection and acquisition system 10210162

Russian-made T-14 Armata main battle tank fitted with new detection and acquisition system
 
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The latest Russian T-14 army tank on Armata platform will be equipped with an advanced complex of target detection and acquisition with video imaging, Director of the specialized design bureau of the Popov Gorkosvky Communications Equipment enterprise which produces the device Igor Ryabov.
 

British Defence Science and Technology Laboratory looks the future for new combat vehicles 12909161

British Defence Science and Technology Laboratory looks the future for new combat vehicles
 
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The UKs Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) looks the future for new combat vehicles based on new technologies and to the new face of modern warfare. Modern technologies mean that future armoured vehicles could be very different from the heavy tracked vehicles in service today.
 

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