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Russia tests Armata

4th March 2016 - 10:08 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia


An experimental batch of Armata T-14 MBTs and new T-15 IFVs are set to be taken on strength by the Russian Land Forces from 2017 or 2018.

According to Vyacheslav Khalitov, deputy director general of the Armata manufacturer, Uralvagonzavod, this batch is initially slated to be used in the concluding phase of the factory testing of the T-14 MBT and the T-15 heavy-class IFV.

However, no contracts have been placed yet by the Russian MoD for the serial production of these combat vehicles.

After completion of the testing phase, the vehicles will be delivered to the Russian military for

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Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov

Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Krassimir Grozev


Krassimir Grozev

Krassimir is a journalist based in Sofia, Bulgaria

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