Unmanned version of the latest tank “Armata” was tested
The tank on the heavy tracked platform “Armata” was tested in unmanned mode.
This reports RIA Novosti with reference to a source in the military-industrial complex.
In 2016 in the year, the former head of the Main Armored Directorate of the Ministry of Defense, Alexander Shevchenko, said in an interview with RIA Novosti that an unmanned robotic version of the latest T-14 Armata tank will be created in 2018. According to him, the uniqueness of the new machines lies in the open digital architecture, which created a “reinforced concrete basis for the robotics of armored vehicles.”
At the Army-2018 forum, the Russian Ministry of Defense signed a contract for the purchase of 132 T-14 combat vehicles from Uralvagonzavod and T-15 on the Armata platform. As previously reported by Deputy Minister of Defense Alexei Krivoruchko, the entire contract will be completed before the end of 2021.
T-14 – the world's only tank of the third post-war generation. “Armata” is designed to conduct combat in direct contact with the enemy, support the advance of motorized rifle units, destroy fortifications, enemy manpower, located in shelters and in open areas.
This is the newest Russian main battle tank with an uninhabited tower based on a unified caterpillar platforms of the heavy category (by weight) “Armata”. The T-15 infantry fighting vehicle and the T-16 armored repair and evacuation vehicle were created at the same base.
The T-14 is the first tank in the world of a fundamentally new layout with a crew of three people (commander, gunner, mechanic driver) in an inhabited, protected, pressurized compartment in the bow of the hull, separate from ammunition and fuel.
Earlier, more than once, it was reported that various types of unmanned equipment were created for the military.
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