Land Warfare

PREMIUM: Russia puts tank fleet modernisation into a higher gear

21st February 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by Eugene Gerden in Moscow

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Russia intends to increase the proportion of modern MBTs and other armoured vehicles in its army’s inventory from 50% to 70% by 2027, according to senior military commanders and defence analysts.

As reported in January, Russia has already allocated funds from its 2011-20 state armament programme to buy BTR-82A ...

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