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During his working trip, Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Alexei Krivoruchko visited the Smolino test site in the Nizhny Novgorod region, where he checked the progress of the state defense order.

He got acquainted with the Ka-52M attack helicopter, which received a new radio-controlled weapon system. He was shown a new self-propelled mortar “Drok” in action.

In addition, the servicemen at the range demonstrated firing at various ranges from new artillery systems, such as the Magnolia, Malva, Phlox, Lotos self-propelled guns and the Sprut self-propelled anti-tank gun. The gunners fired at stationary and moving targets.

“The developed equipment generally meets modern requirements and is expected by the troops in the near future. The presented samples are superior to the existing samples in a number of basic tactical and technical characteristics, “the Deputy Minister of Defense said following the demonstration.

Oleksiy Krivoruchko also held a meeting with the participation of representatives of the military-industrial complex and the leadership of the military department. It discussed the organization and control of the implementation of research and development work on new models of weapons for the Ground Forces, the Airborne Forces and the Marine Corps.

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