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In Russia launch a series of pistol cartridges of high-power

Central research Institute of precision engineering (TSNIITOCHMASH, part of rostec) is launching a serial production of the new pistol cartridges of high-power, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Institute.

The first development cartridge of increased penetration, can penetrate the armor of the second class protection, including fabric, at significantly greater range than the analogs. The new warhead also provides a high lethal effect and is one of the most powerful representatives of a calibre of nine millimetres in the world.

The source said, when completed creating a potential replacement PM

The development of a full and short guns Lebedev, is positioned as a replacement for the PM, will be completed in the current year, reported RIA Novosti source in the military-industrial complex.

Gun Lebedev PL-15 was developed under the use of cartridges of caliber of 9x19 mm Parabellum. The arms length is 220 mm (barrel length – 127 mm), width – 28 mm height 136 mm. The basic version of the gun is equipped with a single-column magazine, has a capacity of 14 rounds. Small thickness – one of the hallmarks of the Izhevsk new items. In front of the thickness of the gun is 21 mm, in the area of the grip is 28 mm. These values provide the gun the best indicators for compactness in its class.

Russia intends to sell tanks "Armata" abroad

Russia intends to sell for export the latest tank T-14 "Armata", said the Director of the Federal service for military-technical cooperation Dmitry Shugaev.

In an interview with the Serbian online resource, "the Voice of openness," he noted that Russia also offers potential buyers the s-300 and s-400 modern aircraft and helicopters, as well as lightweight fighter MiG-35.

The frigate "Admiral Kasatonov" in July will be in the Navy

The second frigate of the far sea zone project 22350 "Admiral Kasatonov" completes trials and in July will be adopted in the Russian Navy, said on Monday, Navy commander Admiral Nikolai Evmenov.

Navy commander stressed that the project 22350, having a large stock of modernization and further development will be improved a number of ship systems and weapons.

Factory testing of the second "Varshavyanka" for the Pacific fleet will be completed in July

The second diesel-electric submarine of project 636.3 ("Varshavyanka") "Volkhov" for the Pacific fleet completed factory sea trials in mid-July, said the commander of the naval fleet of Russia Nikolai Evmenov.

He recalled that the submarine of this project has "proved its effectiveness in ... operations against terrorists in the Syrian Arab Republic in the Mediterranean sea."

Ship "Lev Chernavin" will be laid on the eve of Navy Day

Ship mine defense "Lev Chernavin" for the Pacific fleet will be laid on the stocks of JSC "Sredne-Nevsky shipyard" (St.-Petersburg) on the eve of day of the Navy, said Monday, Russian Navy commander Admiral Nikolai Evmenov.

Day of Navy fleet of Russia celebrated annually on the last Sunday of July. In 2020 it will be the 26th number.

Source: "Armata" tested in an unmanned mode

Tank on heavy tracked platform "Armata" in the pre-test worked without crew, told RIA Novosti source in the military-industrial complex.

In 2016, the former head of the main armored Directorate Ministry of defense Oleksandr Shevchenko said in an interview with RIA Novosti that the unmanned robotic version of the latest tank T-14 "Armata" will be created in 2018. According to him, the uniqueness of the new machines is the presence of an open digital architecture, which has created a "concrete framework for robotics armored vehicles".

In the Federation Council responded to criticism of the United States to the "Petrel" and "Poseidon"

Member of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security, Senator Franz Klintsevich commented on the appeal of the special representative of the President of the United States arms control Marshall Billingsley close the projects missiles "Petrel" and "Poseidon."

In an interview with radio station "Moscow speaking", the MP said that he understands the concerns of Americans about the new Russian missiles, as the United States, "20 years will not be anything like". Klintsevich also criticized a statement about the futility of spending on the development and production of missiles.

At the plant, where repair of the cruiser "Moscow", told about the future of the ship

Missile cruiser "Moskva" after the repair and modernization will remain in the combat composition of the black sea fleet for decades, told RIA Novosti on Friday, the press service of the 13th shipyard black sea fleet, where the repair of this ship.

The repair of the cruiser began in 2018, its ending and the conclusion of the ship from the dock is scheduled for July 3rd.

The source said about the future of missile cruiser "Moscow"

Missile cruiser "Moskva" after the repair and upgrading will remain the flagship of the black sea fleet, told RIA Novosti on Friday a source in law enforcement bodies of Crimea.

The repair of the cruiser began in 2018, its ending and the conclusion of the ship from the dock is scheduled for July 3rd this year.

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