Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation : More in detail

10.06.2021 (09:15)

New weapons systems were demonstrated to the Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation AlexeyKrivoruchko

Deputy Defenсe Minister of the Russian Federation Alexey Krivoruchko visited the Smolino test site in the Nizhny Novgorod region during a working trip, where he checked the progress of the state defenсe order.

He got acquainted with the Ka-52M attack helicopter, which received a new complex of radio-controlled weapons. He was shown the new Drok self-propelled mortar in action.

In addition, the military personnel at the training ground demonstrated firing at various ranges from new artillery systems, such as the self-propelled guns Magnolia, Malva, Floks, Lotus and the self-propelled anti-tank gun Sprut. The gunners fired at stationary and moving targets.

"The developed equipment generally meets modern requirements and is expected in the troops in the near future. The presented samples exceed the existing samples in a number of basic tactical and technical characteristics, " the Deputy Defence Minister said after the demonstration.

Alexey Krivoruchko also held a meeting with representatives of the military-industrial complex and the leadership of the military department. It discussed the organization and control of the implementation of research and development work on new models of weapons for the Land Forces, Airborne troops and marines.

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