The defense Ministry will form in Moscow “division of the future”
Ministry of defense of Russia took a decision to form a “division of the future” from 2nd Taman guards motorized rifle division. Military unit get the armored vehicles of the latest generation, modern control systems and unmanned systems, told “Izvestia” in the Russian defense Ministry.
It is assumed that the Taman division will receive tanks “Armata” self-propelled artillery units (SAU) “Coalition”, BMP “kurganets” and BTR “boomerang”.
Mass deliveries of equipment are expected by 2020, and while the soldiers of this compound master combat vehicle, drive through red square during the Victory day Parade in 2017.
According to the expert, polygons, and material-technical base of the Taman division can actively explore the possibilities of new technology. In addition, its place of deployment is close to three leading research centres of the Ministry of defense.