Russian Airborne to Receive Over 60 More Armored Vehicles

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    MOSCOW, March 14. /TASS/. Russia’s Airborne Force will receive three battalion sets of BMD-4M airborne assault vehicles and more than 60 BTR-MDM Rakushka armored personnel carriers, Airborne Force Deputy Commander for Logistics Major-General Nariman Timergazin said on Tuesday.

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    "Beginning with 2014, Airborne Force units and formations have been provided one by one with modern BMD-4M and multipurpose BTR-MDM armored vehicles. By now, two battalion sets of BMD-4M vehicles and about 40 BTR-MDM Rakushka APCs have been operational in the troops. In 2017, our units and formations will receive another three battalion sets of BMD-4Ms and over 60 BTR-MDMs," the general said, without specifying the number of armored vehicles per battalion set.

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