KUBINKA (Russia) (Sputnik) – The Russian armed forces may receive the next-generation Ratnik-3 infantry gear by 2025, the Russian Land Force’s Military-Scientific Committee Chair Alexander Romanyuta told Sputnik on Friday.
“I think by 2025,”
Romanyuta said answering a corresponding question.
Infantry combat gear Ratnik, frequently referred to as a “future soldier gear,” comprises over 50 pieces of equipment, including firearms, body armor, optical, communication and navigation devices, as well as life support and power supply systems.
Third-generation Ratnik-3 gear, which is currently being developed, will reportedly feature various integrated biomechanical tools, including exoskeleton constructions with built-in micro-climate support and a health monitoring system. In addition, in the Ratnik-3, all information and targeting data will be directly fed to a visor or protective goggles.
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