“Rantik” is tested in Arctic


Military doctors have successfully tested a variant of the Russian Arctic equipment “future soldier” – “Ratnik”. It is reported by the press service of the Defense Ministry with reference to Vyacheslav Ganapolskogo, the head of the research department of the Military Medical Academy named after Kirov.

One of the stages of the research is conducted in the unique complex “Tabai” which allows to simulate any climatic conditions of the globe: air temperature from minus 70 to plus 100 degrees Celsius, humidity of 20 to 80% and a height above sea level of up to 40 kilometers.

Arctic “Warrior” was investigated in two modes – in a state of relative rest (simulated on guard duty) and the implementation of medium gravity load (simulated forced march).


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