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Russian air defense system Pantsir-S Sa-22 Greyhound will use new KAMAZ-53958 truck chassis
 
Russian air defense system Pantsir-S SA-22 Greyhound will use new KAMAZ-53958 truck chassis 640 001
Upgraded Pantsir-S (NATO reporting name: SA-22 Greyhound) self-propelled anti-air gun-missile (SPAAGM) system may receive new KAMAZ-53958 (6560M) chassis, according to a Russian defense industry source. The Pantsir-S is a Russian-made air defense missile-gun system armed with twelve 57E6 surface-to-air guided missiles and two 2A38M30-millimetre automatic guns.
 

Russian airborne troops use for the first time Barnaul-T air defense control system during exercise
 
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The Russian Airborne Force will use Barnaul-T air defense control systems for the first time during an exercise that has started in the Pskov Region in northwest Russia, the Defense Ministry’s press office said on Monday, February 15, 2016.
 

New fuel servicing 6x6 truck based on AutoKrAZ KrAZ-63221 to meet army needs
 
New fuel servicing 6x6 truck based on AutoKrAZ KrAZ-63221 to meet army needs 640 001
State-of-the-art fuel servicing trucks based on the KrAZ-63221 off road chassis have been built by the state company “45th Experimental Factory” (Vinnitsa) to meet army needs. A relevant request for proposals has been prepared by the Central Fuel and Lubricants Department.
 

Trial tests in cold weather conditions for the Russian-made TM-140 all-terrain amphibious vehicle
 
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The Russian Company Tractor Plants has announced trials tests in cold weather conditions of its TM-140, an all-terrain tracked amphibious vehicle especially designed to be used in Arctic region. The TM-140 is based on the Chetra, an all-terrain vehicle manufactured for the civilian market.
 

Russian-made main battle tank T-14 Armata protected with new generation of ERA armor
 
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The new Russian T-14 Armata main battle tank (MBT) is equipped with a new-generation ERA armor, according to a source in JSC Tractor Plants. The ERA was developed by NII Stali (a subsidiary of Tractor Plants). "It (the new ERA) can be described as an innovative one. Its specifications exceed those of Contact-1, Contact-5 and Relict", said the source. He didn't provide further details, saying only that the ERA has "no known world analogues".
 

Defense Ministry and industrial sector of Russia will test new military equipment in Arctic Region
 
Defense Ministry and industrial sector of Russia will test new military equipment in Arctic Region 640 001
Russia’s Defense Ministry and the defense and industrial sector will test new military hardware in the Arctic in February, Deputy Defense Minister Dmitry Bulgakov said on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. According to him, the participants in the expedition will cover a distance of more than 2,500 kilometers (1,553 miles) across the Moscow, Ivanovo and Kirov Regions, the Komi Republic and the Nenets Autonomous District.
 

Shooting tests and review of CZ P-07 & P-09 automatic pistols by Army Recognition editorial team
 
Live test firing and review of CZ P-07 and P-09 automatic pistols by Army Recognition editorial team 640 001 Army Recognition Defense & Security Web TV has the chance to make a unique coverage inside CZ facilities in Czech Republic to discover the production line and manufacturing of small arms, pistols and assault rifle. During our visit, we also conducted shooting tests of CZ P-07 & P-09 automatic pistols.
 
 

Denel of South Africa launches new 6x6 recovery vehicle Casspir Eland ordered by Angola
 
Casspir Eland 4x4 armoured recovery vehicle South Africa African Denel Defense industry 640 001 Denel has expanded the range of its recovery vehicles based on the well-known Casspir mine resistant system and is responding to keen interest shown by clients on the African continent. The latest addition to the Mechem vehicle line-up is the Casspir Eland – a heavy duty recovery vehicle. The Eland is a 6X6 configuration based on the well-known Casspir NG2000 series – a vehicle that has gained a global reputation for protection, power, manoeuvrability and comfort for passengers and crew.
 

Syrian army uses local-made armour cage to increase protection of T-72 tanks and ZSU-23-4
 
Syrian army uses local-made armour cage to increase protection of T-72 tanks and ZSU-23-4 640 001
Syrian armed forces develop new upgrade for its range of combat vehicle with local-made armour cage to increase protection against anti-tank-missile and RPG (Rocket Propelled Grenade). Many pictures are published on Internet showing Syrian army T-72 main battle tanks fitted with armour cage, but also the ZSU-23-4 Shilka anti-aircraft gun.
 

Meprolight to unveil Circle-Dot and Two Dot Sight for pistol at SHOT Show 2016
 
Meprolight to unveil Circle-Dot and Two Dot Sight at SHOT Show Shooting Hunting Trade Fair 640 001 Meprolight – a leading manufacturer of electro-optical systems, thermal and night vision equipment, and Self-Illuminated sights for military, law enforcement and civilian applications – will unveil its unique fiber and tritium Circle-Dot sight for pistols at SHOT Show 2016, Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show which takes place in Las Vegas, United States from the 19 to 22 January 2016.
 
 

New Russian-made light armed robot RS1A3 Mini Rex able to be carried in a backpack
 
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The Russian Company KBIS (KB Integrated Systems) has developed a new small UGS (Unmanned Ground System) able to be carried in a backpack under the name of RS1A3 Mini Rex. The robot can be used in search and rescue operations, counter-terror missions, and provide fire support in assault and other types of police and urban operations.
 

  General Atomics Railgun successfully achieved Critical Open Range Tests
 
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General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced today that projectiles with prototype components for a Control and Actuation System (CAS) successfully performed programmed actions and communicated component performance to a ground station via a telemetry link in tests carried out 7-10 December 2015 at the U.S. Army’s Dugway Proving Ground in Utah.
 

  India conducted firing tests of its newly developed ammunition from its Arjun main battle tank
 
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The Indian Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) conducted on Wednesday two successful 'mote firing' of its newly developed ammunition from the indigenously tank Arjun targeting a T55 tank at Odisha coast in a war-like scenario, Indian Express news daily reported.
 

US Army tests the battlefield capabilities of robot to keep soldiers out of harm's way
 
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The 25th Infantry Division Soldiers and U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command representatives test the battlefield capabilities of robot able to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance without putting Soldiers in harm's way.
 

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