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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
 
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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
 
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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.
 

New Armata combat vehicle platforms to have number of advantages over their foreign counterpart
 
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The newest Russian armoured vehicles designed by the Uralvagonzavod (Russian acronym: UVZ) research-production corporation, the Tractor Plants Concern, and the Military Industrial Company (Russian acronym: VPK, Voyenno-Promishlennaya Kompaniya) have a number of radical advantages over their foreign analogues and over the vehicles, previously developed by the indigenous defense industry, Russian analysts suppose.
 

New generation of Russian combat vehicles to be equipped with soft-kill optoelectronic systems
 
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The newest Russian armoured vehicles, namely, T-14 Armata main battle tanks (MBT), T-15 BMP Armata and Kurganets-25 tracked infantry fighting vehicles (IFV), and Bumerang (Boomerang) wheeled IFVs will get advanced SPZ 'soft-kill' optoelectronic systems, according to the Izvestia newspaper.
 

Picatinny Arsenal developing first lethal hand grenade since Vietnam War for the US Army
 
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Engineers at US Army's Picatinny Arsenal are working on the first new lethal hand grenade in more than 40 years, which is designed to give greater flexibility to the warfighter. The multi-purpose hand grenade design will provide both fragmentation and blast overpressure more effectively and safely than its legacy counterparts. Once fielded, Soldiers will be able to select and use a hand grenade with different effects simply by flipping a switch.
 

Russian army will be equipped with new 40mm grenade launcher 6G27 before the end of this year
 
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The TekhMash Concern (a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation) will finish the state trials of the newest 40mm 6G27 Balkan automatic grenade launcher (AGL) intended for the Russian Armed Forces before the year-end, according to a source in the indigenous defense industry.
 

Russian MoD has begun testing new armoured recovery vehicle based on Kurganets-25 chassis
 
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Russia's Ministry of Defense and the "Special Design Bureau for Machine Building" (SKBM) have begun testing a next-generation Armored Recovery Vehicle (ARV) based on the Kurganets-25, which is used to repair or recover damaged combat machinery during warfare.
 

ARDEC helps develop safer, extended range rocket-assisted artillery round
 
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The Army is developing a 155 mm artillery round that will extend cannon range to more than 24 miles, with a greater safety for service members and the ability to deliver near-precision strike capability. The XM1113 Insensitive Munition High Explosive Rocket Assisted Projectile will replace the aging M549A1 rounds produced in the 70s and help U.S. Soldiers and Marines maintain battlefield overmatch.
 

BTR-82A Armored Personnal Carrier to receive anti-tank gun
 
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Russia`s BTR-82A armoured personnel carrier developed by the Military Industrial Company (Russian acronym: VPK, Voyenno-Promishlennaya Kompaniya) will receive a remote controlled weapon station (RCWS) armed with the 57 mm naval gun, according to a source in the Russian defense industry.
 

Russian Company Tractors Plants Concern to unveil new BT-3F tracked amphibious armoured APC
 
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Russia`s Tractor Plants Concern (Russian acronym: TZ, Traktornie Zavody) will unveil the newest BT-3F tracked amphibious armored personnel carrier (APC) at the Army 2016 military-technical forum, according to the press department of the company.
 

Testing of Sprut-SDM1 self-propelled antitank gun to begin in 2016
 
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The Russian Defense Ministry will launch the official tests of the upgraded Sprut-SDM1 self-propelled antitank gun (SPATG), according to the press office of the Tractor Plants Corporation. The Sprut-SDM1 is a new modernized version of the 2S25 Sprut-SD self-propelled tank destroyer.
 

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