New Russian tank will get a new gun caliber 152 mm with a powerful projectile. According to the statement of Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, military equipment with new equipment will be able to burn a meter of steel.
New Russian tank on the basis of peneplatform "Armata" was demonstrated to the public at the parade in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Victory. Progressive technology has the admiration of visitors, foreign guests and experts. The tank was named one of the best military innovations of recent times.
Russia does not intend to rest on our laurels and believes that the "Armata" would be enhanced. For example, it is planned to establish a new strong gun caliber 152 mm.
On parade were shown tanks with guns with caliber 125 mm. They first entered in the office of the defense Ministry, but it is assumed that the tanks of the subsequent batches would be more powerful weapon. "We have a tank shell, which burns m steel, will be put on the "Armata" - quoted Rogozin "news".
It is likely that the tightening of the "Armata" can happen in the foreseeable future, because the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has set the task as quickly as possible to complete testing equipment for Land forces, shown in the parade. "We need as quickly as possible to complete all the tests and proceed to mass production", - said the head of the country at the meeting on the development of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation.
"Armata" - a prototype of the new Russian military equipment. The main characteristic feature of the T-34 is considered to be a deserted tower and armored capsule for the crew, separated from ammunition. This scheme increases the chances of a tank to stay alive even during the blasting of ammunition. Consequently, the security level of the crew is higher than Western counterparts.
The tank features a new automatic ammunition handling, and its tower from all sides covered with new complexes of dynamic protection. Caterpillar and housing among others have quite severe gain. "Armata" got the newest radar system that can find a target at a distance of 100 kilometers. The developer is Uralvagonzavod.