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Russia’s Ratnik-3 ‘soldier of the future’ combat outfit will get a new high-precision sniper round, Chief Executive of the R&D Institute of Precision Machine-Building (TsNIITochMash, the developer of the combat outfit) Dmitry Semizorov said at the ArmHiTec exhibition. Project of Russian future soldier individual gear Ratnik at Army-2017 defense exhibition near Moscow, Russia (Picture source Army Recognition) "This is a new round. We need to create a new ballistic solution fully based on Russian components. This will be a round for high-precision sniper rifles," he said. The R&D on the third-generation Ratnik outfit has been completed. The experimental design work on the new round has been agreed and is due to start this year, Semizorov said. The Russian troops are currently using the second-generation Ratnik outfit. As Semizorov earlier told TASS, the new Ratnik-3 systems ...

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