Russian Armed Forces To Get New Gen Ratnik-2 Infantry Gears by 2020

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Russian Armed Forces To Get New Gen Ratnik-2 Infantry Gears by 2020
Russian Armed Forces To Get New Gen Ratnik-2 Infantry Gears by 2020 (Sputnik photo)

The Russian army will be fully equipped with Russia's next-generation Ratnik-2 infantry gear by 2020.

"By 2020, the Russian army will be fully equipped with Ratnik-2, by now the troops have received more than 200,000 kits," Russia’s Central Research Institute of Precision Machine Building told Sputnik on Wednesday.

Ratnik is an infantry combat system, developed as a "future soldier" concept. It includes dozens of pieces of equipment, comprising firearms, body armor, optical, communication and navigation devices, as well as life support and power supply systems.

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