Russia has unveiled the new T-14 Armata Tank for the first time during the final rehearsals in the run up to the Victory Day parade in Moscow on Saturday.
Armata is armed with a remote controlled turret with 125mm smoothbore cannon and automatic loading system and is capable of hosting a tank, APC, artillery piece and missile launcher. Russia has so far spent 10 years and $254 billion in developing the new tank.
The Russian Defense Ministry has for the first time fully revealed the new Armata tank in a series of photographs published on its website in the run-up to the Victory Day parade in Moscow.
The Victory Day Parade will also see several other new armored vehicles. A total of 194 armored vehicles are expected to participate in the parade which marks the 70th anniversary of Soviet Union’s victory over Nazis.
The Boomerang armored personnel carrier, the Koalitsiya-SV self-propelled artillery piece, the Kurganets-25 IFV and APC, and the Kornet-D self-propelled anti-tank complex are other tanks that will be participating during the Victory-Day parade.
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Russia will be showing new-generation Armata Tanks, including Artillery Systems, fighter jets, and Intercontinental ballistic missiles during Victory Parade on May 9. Apart from deadliest Armata, the T-34 battle tanks will also be driven at the parade
Russias Military district has performed simulated launches of Iskander-M tactical missile system, RMD's press spokesman Alexander Gordeyev said Friday. "Members of a missile brigade of the Eastern Military District deployed Iskander-M missile complexes at the Bidzhan test range and performed electronically simulated launches as part of a test check for the winter training season," Colonel Gordeyev was quoted as saying by Sputnik
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Russias Armata tank will be hooked up to a drone which will fly above the tank to ensure a 360 degree view from a high vantage point. The drone, called Pterodactyl, designed by the Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) will be able to stay in the air for a very long time as it will receive power via a flexible cable directly from the tank
Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin on Sunday said that foreign countries in a race to build advanced battle tanks challenging Moscows new Armata tank lag behind by at least 15-20 years and can never catch up with them. Rogozin said in a reference to media reports about Germany and France preparing to jointly develop new main battle tanks to replace Leopard 2 tanks by 2030
Russia's next-generation Armata tank that was showcased at the victory day parade in Mascow, could be equipped with 152mm cannon, the Izvestia daily reported Thursday citing Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin. Apart from 7
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