The commander of the Airborne Troops (VDV), Colonel-General Vladimir Shamanov arrived on a working visit to the mound to adjust to the requirements of the modernized combat vehicle BMD-4.
"The commander is on the ground in the Kurgan order of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation to correct and clarify the requirements for tactical and technical features of the upgraded BMD-4-producing plants for Concern" Tractor plants "," — told reporters Wednesday the official dealer of the press service of the Defense Ministry and disk imaging by Airborne Colonel Alexander Kucherenko.
Earlier, the commander of the 31st Guards separate air assault brigade Airborne Hero of the Russian Federation, Colonel Gennady Anashkin said that the decision on adoption of a Navy combat vehicle that has been taken. With all this Alexander Sukhorukov, who was at the time deputy defense minister, said that the armored vehicle does not meet the requirements put forward by the War Department, and will not be purchased. But at the end of December Kucherenko announced that BMD-4 should enter service by the end of 2013.
According to him, on Wednesday in the criteria of industrial landfill commander of the Navy plans to evaluate the driving characteristics of modernized BMD-4.
"Airborne is quite happy with the firing capacity of the newest cars. Firing module" Bakhcha-U ", mounted on a BMD-4M, has no analogues in the world, but we'll see on the chassis now, what has been accomplished and what it gives us a modernized version of" — quoted Kucherenko words of the commander of Navy.