Floating Body Armors Entered Service of Russian Navy Marines
Marines of Russian Navy received the latest body armor “Corsair MP”, the deputy chief of the Russian Navy coastal forces colonel Dmitry Gnezdilov said on Tuesday.
Currently, as part of anti-terror groups at different points of the oceans, about 400 Marines are at active duty on ships and support vessels of the Russian Navy. All are equipped with floating body armor “Corsair MP”.
“The units and divisions of the Marine Corps of Pacific, Northern, Black Sea, Baltic Fleet and the Caspian Flotilla received several thousand of unique floating body armor “Corsair MP”,” Gnezdilov said.
He also noted that the testing of body armors and equipping of marine units were effectuated for the last few years.