Russia tests new infantry combat gear system “Ratnik”

The Russian Defense Ministry relaeased earlier this week the first-ever footage of servicemen completing an assault course with the advanced Ratnik kit, which consists of a dozen subsystems enabling personnel to operate at any time of night and day and under any weather conditions. Those participating in the drills included Russian Armed Forces infantry, artillery and sapper personnel, as well as reconnaissance, tank and army air force units. (Video from Russian Defense Ministry)

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