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PREMIUM: Russia promotes Uran — but to what purpose?

21st April 2021 - 14:15 GMT | by Alex Tarasoff in Moscow


Russia is setting up an experimental unit equipped with the Uran-9 combat UGV. (Photo: Russian MoD)

Russia wants to expand its fleet of robotic ground vehicles and is setting up a unit equipped with combat UGVs – but doctrine and CONOPS require more work.

Russia aims to stand up its first experimental army unit equipped with combat UGVs, Vasily Tonkoshkurov, Chief of Staff of the Russian Ground Forces, said on 9 April.

Neither the Russian Ground Forces nor the MoD indicated when this unit would become operational, however, and the doctrine for employing unmanned ...

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