Russian defense industry will execute tactical and technical requirements of the Ministry of Defence to a new generation of armored vehicles, by 2015. It on Tuesday, April 3, reports "Interfax" referring to the deputy chief of the General Staff, Major-General Igor Sheremet.
According to Sheremet, developmental work on the creation of a new armored vehicles "are conducted under strict control," the Ministry of Defense, and in accordance with a predetermined schedule.
On the basis of a new unified military platforms, said Major-General, will be produced machines for the Army three categories — heavy, medium and light. Commonality platform will be placed on a new technique, modular modern weapons. This in turn greatly simplifies maintenance and reduces machine maintenance costs.
Work on the creation of a new platform assigned to the profile Research Institute Ministry of Defense, as well as companies "Uralvagonzavod" military-industrial companies and other structures of the defense-industrial complex of Russia.
About what exactly the same platform in question did not specify Sheremet. Currently, the "Uralvagonzavod" to develop common platforms for heavy armor "Armata". At its base, in particular, will be produced main battle tank of the new generation. A prototype of future tanks will be completed by 2013, and from 2015 to begin mass production of "Almaty was."
It was also reported on the plans of the Russian Defense Ministry in 2015 to adopt the technique of the Army on the basis of the average wheel unified platform. According to the Russian commander Alexander Postnikov NE, APC project on a new platform called "Boomerang". The first samples of "Boomerang" was planned to supply the troops in 2013 and 2015 to begin volume shipments of BTR.