C4iSR: Joint & Common Equipment

Russian MoD procures YeSU TZ battlefield management system

02 January 2019

The Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) is set to procure the YeSU TZ (Yedinaya Sistema Upravleniya Takticheskogo Zvena) battlefield management system, Deputy Defence Minister Alexey Krivoruchko said on 22 December during a visit to the Voronezh-based Sozvezdiye Concern, which is a subsidiary of Rostec’s Roselektronika holding.

“We have signed a large and important contract. The development of the [YeSU TZ] programme will be placed under special control,” said Krivoruchko. The contract will be implemented through to 2027, he said, although he did not disclose either the contract’s volume or any other terms of delivery.

The YeSU TZ battlefield management system incorporates 11 subsystems that control artillery, electronic warfare systems, ground vehicles, air defence assets, engineering equipment, and logistics support, among other things.

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