New jet flame throwers get Russian troops NBC

Russian troops Radiation, Chemical and Biological Defense (NBC) will receive the 2011 New sverhdalnoboynye jet RPO PDM-A. On this, as reported by "Interfax", said the commander of NBC Major General Eugene Starks. Flamethrowers capable of destroying enemy personnel in shelters and light armored vehicles at a distance of 1.7 kilometers.

Earlier it was reported that armed forces NBC also received new heavy flamethrower system and radiation reconnaissance aircraft systems. Procurement will be carried out within the framework of the state program of armaments for 2011-2020, the amount of funding that through the Ministry of Defence will reach 19 trillion rubles. Due to the implementation of the program is planned to increase the share of new weapons in the military and 70 percent.

Rocket infantry RPO PDM-A "Bumblebee-M" 90 millimeters caliber is based on RPO-A "Bumblebee". Its effective range of 800 meters and a maximum range of fire — 1700 meters. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the troops will be supplied flamethrowers thermobaric warheads at undermining the momentum of which is accompanied by a high-pressure drop.

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