Saturday, 16 March 2013
Russian army to purchase inflatable military hardware
From 2014, the Russian army will start purchasing inflatable dummy tanks, planes and missile complexes. Victor Talanov, Deputy Director General of Research and Production Enterprise RusBal, said that it goes about, T-72 and T-80 dummy tanks, Su-27 and MiG-31 dummy fighters, as well as a number of missile complexes of different purpose. The purchases will be held within the scope of the program to obtain camouflage and simulation hardware. An inflatable model of military hardware is a frame covered with airtight material. Each model is equipped with thermal and radar simulators, power units and fans. All models can be transported by road, sea and air transport without restrictions. Such models are not exported abroad.