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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.
 

Kalashnikov Corporation developing new sniper rifles
 
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Russia’s Kalashnikov Corporation, the producer of the famous Kalashnikov automatic rifle and a subsidiary of Russia’s state hi-tech corporation Rostec, is developing new types of sniper rifles, Rostec said in an annual report.
 

ARDEC engineers have redesigned the recoil system on the M119A3 105mm towed howitzer
 
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After a year of re-designing the recoil system on the M119A3 105mm Howitzer, Picatinny engineers have made the howitzer safer, simpler and more reliable while also reducing the cost of the recoil system. The M119A3 Howitzer is a lightweight, direct and indirect fire support asset used by the U.S. Army and National Guard’s infantry brigade combat teams.
 

Russian land and naval forces will receive armoured vehicles derived from the Bumerang platform
 
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The Russian Army and Marine Corps may receive armored vehicles derived from the Bumerang commonized armored wheeled chassis, according to the Izvestia daily. The Military Industrial Company (VPK), which is the major manufacturer of armored personnel carriers (APC), infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) and armored cars for the Russian Armed Forces, has started the preliminary tests of an amphibious APC derived from the Bumerang.
 

Analysis: Chinese-made armoured infantry fighting vehicles are based on Russian technologies
 
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The newest armoured vehicles developed by the Chinese heavy machine-building industry still rely on the Soviet/Russian technologies and technological assets, a source in the Russian defense industry said. The comparison between the Russian and the Chinese armoured vehicles has become an urgent issue in light of the Army Games 2016 competitions organized by Russia`s Ministry of Defense (MoD).
 

Russian Ministry of Defense to receive underwater firearms
 
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Russia`s Ministry of Defense (MoD) continues to receive ageing underwater firearms, namely APS (Special Underwater Assault Rifle, Avtomat Podvodnyi Spetsialnyi) assault rifles and SPP-1 (Special Underwater Pistol-1, Spetsialnyi Podvodnyi Pistolet-1) pistols, according to the Director General of the TsNIITochMash design bureau (a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation), Dmitry Semizorov.
 

Kalashnikov AK-12 assault rifle to finish trials soon
 
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The trials of the Kalashnikov AK-12 assault rifle that is planned to be included in the armament suite of the Ratnik advanced combat gear are at the final stage, according to the CEO of the Rostec state corporation, Sergey Chemezov.
 

Russia is planning to launch new air-droppable self-propelled gun called Zauralets-D
 
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Russia`s TsNIITochMash design bureau (a subsidiary of the Rostec state corporation) is planning to launch the serial production of the new air-droppable self-propelled gun (SPG) for the Airborne Forces (Russian acronym: VDV, Vozdushno-Desantnie Voyska) in mid-2019, according to the company`s CEO, Dmitry Semizorov.
 

Russian Company Uralvagonzavod has developed upgrade kit for T-80BV/U main battle tank
 
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Russia`s Uralvagonzavod scientific-research corporation has developed an upgrade kit to bring the ageing T-80BV/U main battle tanks (MBT) to the level of modern Western MBTs, such as Leopard 2A5 / A6 and M1A1 / M1A2 Abrams, according to a source in Russian defense industry.
 

U.S. Marines test new M776 Chrome Tube for 155mm M777A2 Lightweight Towed Howitzer
 
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U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, fired six Pilot Production M776 Chrome Tubes for the 155mm M777A2 Lightweight Towed Howitzer in the Lead Mountain Training Area aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, California, on May 3, 2016.
 

U.S. Marines have tested tracked version of MUTT Multi-Utility Tactical Transport vehicle
 
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Marines with 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment have tested the Multi-Utility Tactical Transport vehicle, or the MUTT, provided by the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory July 9, 2016 on Camp Pendleton, California. The MUTT will be used to help less Marines cover a greater area, provide expeditionary power and to give Marines superior firepower.
 

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