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Kornet-D1 anti-tank system Russian Airborne Forces 80205173.


| 2017
Defense & Security News - Russia
 
Kornet-D1 self-propelled anti-tank system to be incorporated within Russian Airborne Forces
The Russian Airborne Forces will receive advanced Kornet-D1 self-propelled antitank missile systems within two years, Airborne Force Commander Colonel-General Andrei Serdyukov said. "Joint government acceptance trials will be held in the next two years and new Kornet-D1 self-propelled antitank systems will start arriving in the troops," he said.
     
The Russian Airborne Forces will receive advanced Kornet-D1 self-propelled antitank missile systems within two years, Airborne Force Commander Colonel-General Andrei Serdyukov said. "Joint government acceptance trials will be held in the next two years and new Kornet-D1 self-propelled antitank systems will start arriving in the troops," he said.
     
In the next two years the Russian Airborne Forces are also to get Typhoon special task armored vehicles air-droppable by parachutes, and also standardized Bakhcha-U-PDS parachute systems for airdropping from Il-76 airlifters BMD-4M and BTR-MDM vehicles with crews inside. Over the same period, the Airborne Forces will receive airborne training simulators to practice operating Arbalet special parachute systems from jumping to landing.

At the international Army-2015 forum deputy head of military hardware department of the Tractor Plants Mikhail Chemeza said BMD-4M is used to develop a self-propelled antitank missile complex Kornet-D1.
     
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