The new generation of Russian main battle tank Armata ready to be tested in November 0909131
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|Monday, September 9, 2013 11:24 PM|
|The new generation of Russian main battle tank Armata ready to be tested in November.|
The prototype of Russia’s next generation Armata main battle tank is ready for testing, which will begin by November, the head of the Russian Tank Forces said Saturday. “The prototypes will be unveiled soon at an exhibit in Nizhny Tagil, and their tests will kick off within a month or two, I believe,” Lt. Gen. Alexander Shevchenko said on Echo Moskvy radio.
Scale model of Armata project main battle tank
The biannual Russian Arms Expo will run in the Urals city in September 25-28 this year. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said in July that the country’s leadership will get a sneak preview of the new tank during the arms fair.