Russia To Get Several Hundreds Of BMP-3 Combat Vehicles

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  • 03:05 PM, May 13, 2015
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Russia To Get Several Hundreds Of BMP-3 Combat Vehicles
BMP-3 Amphibious Infantry Fighting Vehicle (Photo:Vitaly Ragulin via Wikipedia)

The Russian Defense Ministry and “Tractor plants” concern have signed a contract for the supply of several hundred infantry fighting vehicles BMP-3, Tass reported Tuesday.

"We have concluded a three-year contract with the Defense Ministry for supplying hundreds of BMP-3," Vice-president and co-owner of the concern Albert Bakov was quoted as saying by the agency.

In the process of the BMP-s serial production the vehicle’s design underwent 1,500 amendments.

Bakov said that Kurganmashzavod, an affiliate of the Tractor Plants, said would continue providing BMP-3 until the completion of research and development of the Kurganets-25 platform and the beginning of the serial production of a new generation of combat vehicles on its basis.

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