Russian military to replace outdated hardware with new vehicles

Itar Tass
Friday 8th November, 2013

ULAN-UDE, November 8 (Itar-Tass) – New BTR-82 armoured personnel carriers and Tigr (Tiger) armoured cars will in the future replace the outdated samples of tracked armoured vehicles in Russia’s Airborne Forces (VDV), Commander of the Airborne Forces, Colonel-General Vladimir Shamanov said on Friday. He said he planned next week to visit the KAMAZ plant in Naberezhnye Chelny to get familiarised with new models of wheeled vehicles produced by the plant. “They want to show their new products within the framework of the Typhoon RD project,” said the VDV commander. Several airborne uni…

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