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Russia moves to further enhance armoured vehicle fleet

15th January 2020 - 16:45 GMT | by Eugene Gerden

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The Russian MoD has provided a major boost to the Russian Ground Forces, officially announcing the signing of a fresh contract for the supply of BMP-3 IFVs.

In one of the largest contracts involving the supply of combat equipment to the land forces in several years, a total of 168 BMP-3 IFVs will be delivered during the period of 2020-21 under the RUB14.25 billion ($232 million) agreement.

All the vehicles will be produced by KBP Instrument Design Bureau, with 53 vehicles supplied this year and the remaining 115 in 2021.

All the BMP-3s will be supplied in standard modification and

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Eugene Gerden is a Shephard correspondent based in St Petersburg.

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