04 Dec '17, 9am

#Ratnik future soldier system from #Russia

#Ratnik future soldier system from #Russia

Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) is planning to complete the tests of the new firearms for the 2nd generation Ratnik combat gear (Ratnik-2) before end-2017, military officials say. "The goal is to complete the operational evaluation and tests [OE&T] of new firearms, including the upgraded SVD Dragunov 7.62 mm sniper rifle [SVDM], the upgraded 9 mm special sniper rifle [VSSM] and the upgraded 12.7 mm anti-materiel sniper rifle [ASVKM]," the officials say. Ratnik future solider system of the Russian Army at Eurosatory 2016 Four assault rifles, including 5.45 mm AK-12 and 7.62 mm AK-15 by the Kalashnikov Group, a subsidiary of Rostec, and 5.45 mm 6P67 and 7.62 mm 6P68 by the Degtyarev Plant, a subsidiary of the Rostec's High-Precision Weapons holding, are competing in the Ratnik program. "The tests have shown that the effectiveness of the 6P67 exceeds that of the AK-12 by 10...

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