News about special and protective equipment
Test active protection system (KAZ) tanks "arena-e", is able to reflect all the tank hazardous munitions, including the U.S. Javelin anti-tank missiles will be completed soon, said on Sunday, RIA Novosti General Director - chief designer of the Ural design Bureau of transport machine-building (UKBTM, part of the concern "Uralvagonzavod") Andrey Terlikov.
Industrial Director of the Rostec weapons complex Bekhan Ozdoev-about the future of combat drones, the prospects of Armata and the latest Kalashnikov assault rifles
The past year 2020 has also been a difficult one for the Russian military-industrial complex. Bekhan Ozdoev, industrial director of the armament complex of the Rostec State Corporation, told Izvestia about how the coronavirus epidemic affected the implementation of international contracts and state defense orders, whether Armata will become unmanned and when domestic kamikaze attack drones will appear.
NASA has launched a new project called the "Deep Space Food Challenge," which aims to gather ideas and technologies to address the food security of astronauts on future space missions. This is a social and scientific project that everyone can take part in. Twenty teams with the best results will receive prizes of $25,000 and an offer of cooperation.
Designed to protect personnel from mines and land mines, MRAP class armored vehicles can also successfully save them from other weapons of destruction. This is evidenced by the video posted on social networks.
The Ministry of Defense will receive new food rations for the Airborne Forces, Marines and Special Forces
That changes in the organization of power of the fighter, the responsible editor of the "Independent military review" Dmitry LITOVKIN on the eve 321-anniversary food service, told the head of Department (food) Department of resource support of the Ministry of defense Colonel Sergei NICHELMAN.
Special forces of the Central Military District for the first time received autonomous equipment with electric heating
For the first time, the Central Military District demonstrated autonomous equipment of special units with electric heating.
The Russian Armed Forces received tankers with a special bulletproof coating. They joined the logistics brigades of the operational-strategic commands and individual battalions of tank and motorized rifle divisions.
The machine "is designed for engineering support of combat operations of troops in the conditions of the enemy's fire impact and the use of weapons of mass destruction"
The Uralvagonzavod Concern (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will present the latest UBIM universal engineering vehicle at the IDEX 2021 International Arms Exhibition. This was reported to TASS in the press service of the UVZ.
Cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov spoke about his flight to the International Space Station( ISS), which in October 2021 may begin testing a new material made of composite polymers to protect astronauts from radiation. On this topic, he spoke on the air of the program "Big Space", published on February 13 on the YouTube channel "Roscosmos TV".
A bulletproof vest with an instant reset function has been developed for Russian servicemen. Innovative equipment allows you to almost instantly provide first aid to the wounded in the field or get rid of a protective vest in the water.
The Ivanovo 98th Guards Amphibious Division conducted the first large-scale exercises this year. They involved soldiers and officers of two regiments of the Airborne Forces from Kostroma. And the fighting was played out in three regions of the Center of Russia - Ivanovo, Kostroma and Yaroslavl.
Scientists of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations will create a "field camp" for the Arctic
Scientists of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia will create for the first time a mobile complex for work in the zone of radiation pollution, as well as a special "field camp" for conducting search operations at low Arctic temperatures. All this is in the plans of the research activities of the Ministry of Emergency Situations for the next couple of years.
The repair and evacuation vehicle (REM-KS) was delivered to a separate battalion of the combined arms army in the Kursk region. This is reported by the press service of the Western Military District.
Engineers of the Shvabe holding company of the Rostec State Corporation have updated the software of the thermal imagers produced, as a result of which the temperature measurement algorithm has become significantly more efficient.
The military personnel of the VVO in Transbaikalia began to master the latest remote devices of the RCB intelligence
In the course of combat training, military personnel of the RCHB intelligence units of the VVO stationed in the Trans-Baikal Territory are trained to work with the latest remote-action chemical reconnaissance devices PCRDD-3.
The acoustic non-contact target complex, which increases the effectiveness of shooting training and the accuracy of fire correction, was created by the Techmash concern. It has no analogues in Russia.
The Israeli company Rafael has upgraded the active protection system of the Trophy armored vehicles. According to Jane's, the upgraded version of the Trophy received an electron-optical all-round view system, which is designed to improve the protection of tanks from certain types of shells and missiles.
The Russian remote mine clearance vehicle "Foliage", created for the Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN), will be equipped with a more powerful microwave gun during the modernization, which will increase the range of mine detonation, the state corporation"Rostec" told RIA Novosti.
Specialists of the US Army have completed tests of promising unified assault bridge-laying JAB, the development of which was carried out since the beginning of the 2010s. According to Defense News, the tests of the bridge-laying machines were completed at the end of 2020. Based on the results of the inspections, it is planned to make improvements to the design of cars and bridge structures. In 2022, the US Army expects to receive the first JAB bridge pavers.