Land Platforms

Russian military completes testing of advanced ground platforms

26 November 2019

The Russian military is completing testing of advanced ground platforms, including the upgraded T-90M main battle tank (MBT), Gibka-S very short-range air defence (VSHORAD) system, and Kungas unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), ground forces commander Colonel General Oleg Salyukov told the Red Star military newspaper on 25 November.

“State trials of the T-90M, which will be followed by series deliveries, are planned to be completed soon ... State trials of the Adjutant multi-purpose aerial target and the Gibka-S VSHORAD system incorporating an AD [air defence] platoon commander reconnaissance and control vehicle and a man-portable air defence system squad combat vehicle are in the final stages,” Col Gen Salyukov reported.

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