In the Arctic, began testing new models of military equipment, said Deputy Defense Minister Gen. Dmitry Bulgakov.
He noted that in the next few weeks on modern samples of snow-swamp-mobiles technology specialists to navigate the route from the village of Tiksi to Kotelny Island, then back on the ice cover of the Laptev Sea, the straits between the islands and the coastal area. Bulgakov added that “staff dressed in contemporary arctic form, provided Arctic fuel and food supplies needed.”
According to him, during the march will appreciate the individual solutions in military tracked vehicles samples, allowing to maintain the autonomy of art and the necessary willingness to perform tasks at a low temperature.
“The tests will be subjected to military snowmobiles, two-tier tracked transporters, special vehicles on low pressure tires on the basis of all-terrain vehicles TREKOL that have been modified according to our requirements and, of course modernized and brought up to fulfill the modern requirements of the two-tier transporters family DT-10PM and DT-30PM “, – concluded the general.
Original: RIA Novosti