Defence & Security News - Russia
|Tuesday, June 10, 2014 09:20 PM|
|Russian Paratroopers Test Multi-Purpose Armored Vehicle BTR-MD|
The Russian Airborne Forces (VDV) have started testing eight advanced multi-purpose Rakushka armored personnel carriers in field conditions, military spokesman Yevgeny Meshkov said Tuesday 10 June.
The Russian Airborne Forces received two Rakushka armored vehicles last year and are expected to get another eight by mid-2014. After the tests, the vehicles are to be put into service.