09/01/2017 21:14

Russian Army Southern MD troops received more than 1,400 pieces of military hardware in 2016

Units and formations of the Land Forces, coastal troops of the Black Sea Fleet and Caspian Flotilla, Southern MD special troops, have received more than 1.4 pieces of armored, automobile and engineer hardware as well as missile and artillery armament, communication and electronic hardware equipment.

In course of the rearmament programme, tank and motorized rifle units of the combined-arms brigades and military bases have received T-72B3 tanks, BMP-3 IFVs, and BTR-82A APCs.

Since 2010, the Southern military district has received more than 7 modern and modernized combat and special vehicles fitted with effective communication means of automated control systems.