In Russia, the appearance of the equipment of the soldier of the future new generation will be determined

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Appearance combat gear future soldier new generation will be determined in Russia in 2023, reported RIA Novosti the official representative of the Central research Institute of precision engineering (TSNIITOCHMASH, part of the concern “Kalashnikov”).

By the end of 2020, the Russian army received more than 300 thousand sets of equipment, the second-generation Ratnik, the parent company-which was designed by TSNIITOCHMASH. Today is developing the equipment of the third generation “Centurion”, a part of the elements of which are already undergoing preliminary testing. As he told reporters in the state Corporation rostec enterprises of the Russian defense today to discuss the requirements for the following equipment – conditional fourth generation.

“The Russian defense Ministry decided to start work on the creation of the combat military equipment of new generation. What exactly will be part of the new equipment will be clear after carrying out the research work. Research is planned in 2023” – said RIA Novosti in TSNIITOCHMASH.

What will be the new outfit

As previously reported by RIA Novosti in the “Rostec” outfit “Centurion” is made of special polyethylene fibers, which, on the one hand, will make the outfit easy, with another – to ensure the protection class is higher than that of existing body armor. Composite armor you will get shock absorption, which will allow you to stop the fragments speeds of up to 670 meters per second and to prevent concussion bodies and fractures. In addition, the “Centurion” can be equipped with active exoskeleton with motors, also in its composition may include robotic systems and artificial intelligence elements.

Subsequently, a source in the defense industry told RIA Novosti that “the Centurion” is also planning to equip optical devices to blind the enemy at long range. In addition, equipping a new generation to equip “nanoasperity” (drones weighing only 180 grams) development of the group “Kronstadt”.