Defense Ministry will receive the first kits promising soldier combat equipment «Warrior» in 2014
According to Director General of FSUE «TSNIITOCHMASH» Dmitry Semizorova, the decision was made after September 18 of this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu inspected the new set of Izhevsk.
«The President and Defence Minister praise» Warriors «- said Semizorov.
At the same time, according to CEO TSNIITOCHMASH, at the moment, which is a set of all the elements have come full circle preparatory test period ended in late September. In a set of «Warrior» comes 50 pieces.
After graduating from the state tests, we will be ready to immediately begin mass production — said CEO TSNIITOCHMASH. «Now we are waiting for the order to the Ministry of Defence as the customer at the beginning of the state tests,» — said Semizorov.
According to the source, a full cycle of all parts of the state tests will take 2-3 months. «Defense Ministry will conduct tests on different ranges, separately for each item,» — said Semizorov.
He also noted that the first set of «Warrior» will go to the newly created Army Brigade.