The Russian state news agency TASS has published a list of new military equipment that the Russian Armed Forces will receive in 2022, based on data provided by the Russian Ministry of Defense.
New military supplies include the following equipment:
Russian Nuclear Triad
- 21 launchers with intercontinental ballistic missiles “Yars“, “Avangard” and “Sarmat“.
- 1 Borei class nuclear submarine Generalissimo Suvorov.
- 2 Tu-160M strategic missile carriers.
The VKS and the Russian Navy
- 5 S-400 missile defense systems Triumph.
- 257 new and upgraded aircraft, including the latest Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jets.
- 5 submarines.
- 11 surface ships.
- 3 fast attack crafts.
The Russian Ground Forces, the Russian Airborne Forces, the Coastal Troops of the Navy
- More than 1,000 modern armored and artillery weapons, including: the latest short-range anti-aircraft missile systems “Gibka-S“, a set of portable anti-aircraft missile system (MANPADS) ” (MANPADS) “Verba”.
- 2 coastal missile systems
According to information that was earlier published by the Russian Ministry of Defense, the Russian Ground Forces will receive over 400 units of armored vehicles in 2022, including new and modernized tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers.
The exact numbers by models of the equipment were not revealed. However, it was mentioned that the supplies will include the T-72B3M, T-80BVM and T-90M “Proriv” (Breakthrough) tanks, new infantry fighting vehicles BMP-3, upgraded BMP-2 with a combat compartment “Berezhok”, as well as armored personnel carriers BTR-82A.
The recent statement did not include the supply of advanced tracked vehicle platforms like Armata, Boomerang and Kurganets. However, previously reported that their deliveries should begin in 2022. The information on the advanced vehicles may be announced later.
According to open sources, the T-90 will be mainly delivered to the Southern and Western military districts, the T-80BVM to the Northern district and the Far East, while the upgraded T-72B3 will serve the armored forces in the Central Military District.
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