First samples of art created on the basis of the new tank platform «Armata» will be presented at the exhibition in Nizhny Tagil in September this year, told journalists at the Defense Ministry representative ground forces Colonel Nikolai Donyushkin.
«Will be presented new standards of equipment into a single unified transport base — for languid teams. Based on this platform will be manufactured tanks, infantry fighting vehicles languid, armored recovery vehicles «- said Donyushkin.
He added that the platform «Armata» plan to install artillery systems, air defense systems, special machines — NBC protection engineering.
«All this work is carried out in the framework of the state armaments program for 2011-2020» — said Donyushkin.
Earlier, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has reported that on the basis of «Almaty was» will be formed modern new generation tank, infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) and protected machine for rescue operations on the battlefield. Rogozin said then that in the future may seem, and other versions of combat vehicles on the same platform of combat.
According Donyushkina, in the program «Armata» foreseen the creation of a fundamentally new family of unified armored vehicles to deliver maximum armor protection personnel. The same development work lasting for light and medium brigades — «Kurganets-25» and «Boomerang».
«All combat vehicles will be equipped with weapons complexes inflated firepower and range. Onboard equipment based on the principle of open architecture with unlimited powers to modernize. All cars will be transportable air and railway transport and integrated into a single information space automatic command and control system of the Armed Forces weapon, «- said Donyushkin.
In August last year, CEO «Uralvagonzavod» Oleg Sienko said that his company expects to release the first reference of the tank on a platform of «Armata» in 2013. «Armata», according to the plans of the company, will be executed serially in 2015 and 2020 the Russian Armed Forces will receive 2.3 thousand of these machines.