Self-propelled antitank gun "octopus-СДМ1" that India can buy from Russia, will allow to effectively deal with military equipment of the probable enemy. This opinion was expressed by the Polish edition Defence24.
Earlier, the Indian edition of the Economic Times, citing military sources reported that the government allowed purchases of foreign light tanks on the background of a military confrontation with China in Eastern Ladakh. Among the possible options the Economic Times mentioned "octopus SDM-1," which in its technical characteristics similar to tanks T-72 and T-90, operated by the Indian army.
To detect, to specify the coordinates, identify the target and transmit the command to destroy American defense Agency advanced development DARPA has announced a competition to create technology to automatically detect moving ground vehicles and even to determine its type. This development is part of the global concept of "mosaic war." About the features of the new strategy of the Pentagon — in the material RIA Novosti.
DARPA invites all interested companies to submit algorithms that will help the synthetic aperture radar to pinpoint the location of ground vehicles in motion. In the specification it is specified that the speed of the tank or the APC can be very small — such targets are difficult to detect. The new technology is planned to test drones that will teach you to find your own camouflaged on the ground armored vehicles.
Over four thousand soldiers in early August, will take part in the bilateral tactical exercises on the firing range Sergeevskoe in Primorye, according to the head of the press service of the Eastern military district Colonel Alexander Gordeev.
"In early August in Seaside combined arms army of the Eastern military district will start bilateral tactical exercises. On the ground Sergeevskoe of Primorsky Krai more than four thousand troops to train of marches, equipment, strongholds, establishing communication systems, devices, fortifications, and tactical actions of the units in defense and offense day and night," - said Gordeev.
India is considering the purchase of Russian tanks on the platform "Armata", according to the Ministry of defense TV channel "Zvezda" referring to a source in the military-industrial complex.
As said the interlocutor of the channel, preparations for the export of "Armata". The issue, of the equipment of modern tanks can remain in the export version, and that — no, the source added.
Belgrade until the end of the year expects delivery of the first batch of Russian tanks T-72B3, only Serbia will receive 30 T-72B3 and 30 BRDM-2, said to RIA Novosti, Serbia's Ambassador to Russia Miroslav Lazanski.
At the end of December 2016, the President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic after the meeting in Moscow with the head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu said that Russia in the framework of military-technical assistance will give Serbia six MiG-29 as well as 30 T-72S and 30 BRDM-2 equipped with machine guns KPVT 14.5 mm.