Russia’s Defense Ministry Preparing to Announce Decision on Adopting “Ratnik” Suit


Interagency working group on evaluation of “equipment of the future” “Ratnik” on Tuesday, December 23 will summarize the work, the board member of the Military-Industrial Commission (MIC) Oleg Martianov told.

“It is expected that tomorrow (December 23), the Ministry of Defense will announce its decision on adopting “Ratnik” and its constituent elements,” O.Martyanov said on Monday.

According to him, “tomorrow we will have a meeting of the interdepartmental working group of the laboratory concerning the equipment.”

We will summarize the results of work on “Ratnik”. Tomorrow, we expect to hear a full report on this subject of the Ministry of Defense. We hope to hear from the military, what they decided concerning “Ratnik”, O.Martyanov said.

The lead developer of equipment “Ratnik” is JSC “Central Research Institute of Precision Engineering” (TSNIITOCHMASH, Klimovsk, Moscow region). The composition of equipment “Ratnik” includes systems of lesions, protection, life support, energy, communications and data transmission.


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