Commander of Land Forces: production tests of “Armata” to be completed in 2016

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The new generation tank on the “Armata” platform is expected to complete production tests in 2016, Commander of Land Forces, Colonel General Oleg Salyukov told reporters on Friday.

“The “Armata” will undergo production tests, then the decision will be taken on military trials, and then it will be decided whether it will go on service. Production tests will be completed in 2016″, – he said.

In 2020, the Russian Land Forces plan to renew the fleet of armored vehicles by 70%, and the batch purchase of modern samples will begin in 2016.

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