Researches about Ukraine

Moscow Displays New Military Hardware Amid Rising Tensions (Part Two)

The Jamestown Foundation

Russia’s triumphal display of apparent military strength during the annual Victory Day Parade is partly aimed at masking the dearth of foreign leaders attending the 70th anniversary celebration of the end of the Great Patriotic War, as well as showcasing some advances in weapons and equipment modernization. Pride of place is given to the long promised new generation T-14 main battle tank (Armata) and its chassis as the basis for modernized combat infantry and support vehicles (see Part One in EDM, April 28). However, given the economic downturn and the projected cost of the prototype T-14, it is doubtful as …read more

Source: The Jamestown Foundation

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