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Monday, September 25, 2017

Not for parades: “the Terminator” was tested in combat in Syria


In the battle against banned terrorist organization “Islamic state” in Syria has passed the test of the new Russian combat vehicle tank support “Terminator.” According to the designers, it makes sense to deliver the car in the region to participate in the parades were not.


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Chief designer of JSC “Ural design Bureau of transport engineering” Andrey Terlikov told about the first results obtained from the tests of the new Russian combat vehicle support tanks in Syria. Dubbed “the Terminator” machine participated in the battles against terrorists “Islamic state” (banned in Russia organization).

According to the designer, the Russian defense Ministry will evaluate the data after the first battle. The information will be useful for the Russian defense Ministry.

“Obtained some results. For the Ministry of defence this is useful information, including test data became the basis for the contract signed at the forum “Army-2017”, — said Andrey Terlikov, whose words cites RIA Novosti.

The head of the CB noted that the car delivered to Syria is not for the demonstrations: “there was no reason to transport it there to participate in parades.”

Days earlier the defense Ministry told journalists about the interest in purchase of Russian “Terminator”, which also showed in Syria and Israel.

“This year the Armed forces of Russia will be adopted the machine is fundamentally new class of combat vehicle tank support, the interest of which manifested for many countries, primarily Israel and Syria,” — said the representative of the Ministry.

In charge of the Cabinet of Ministers issues the defense industry Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said these words, calling the reaction of middle Eastern countries to this Russian technology, which is unique, belated.

“It is strange that they’ve “rocked”. It is a unique car,” — said Rogozin.

According to some, several of these machines was transferred to the elite Syrian unit “desert Falcons”. In July they launched their offensive on located in the province of Hama terrorist enclave. This is a very convenient case to test the concept of combat use of the machine, experts say.

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