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State tests of an armored personnel carrier and an infantry fighting vehicle based on the Boomerang platform are scheduled to begin in the spring of 2022, Lieutenant Colonel Yuri Chikin, head of the 154th military representative office, said at the Arzamas Machine-Building Plant.

Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Alexei Krivoruchko on Thursday visited the Arzamas machine-building plant, where he got acquainted with the progress of work on armored vehicles on the Boomerang platform, the production of armored vehicles “Tiger”, armored personnel carriers BTR-82A and other armored vehicles.

“The machine has passed preliminary tests with a positive result. Currently, prototypes are being finalized to present them for state tests, which are planned to begin in March – April 2022, ”said the head of the representative office.

He clarified that “the completion of state tests is planned in November – December next year.”

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