Russian Coalition Debuts Future Tech in Final Assault on ISIS Held Aleppo

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Argo Mobility Platform

 

The Russian military intervention, which began in late August, has lifted the Syrian army out of what was thought to be a lost war. Russian air strikes, as well as the introduction of artillery, trained ground units, and T-90 tanks, have put Bashar al-Assad’s army on the offensive for the first time in the long conflict. Continue reading

New combat robot is Russian army’s very own deadly WALL-E

New combat robot is Russian army’s very own deadly WALL-E

 

Recent military exercises near Kaliningrad saw the introduction of the Platform-M combat robot. The sophisticated new fighting platform is to be used for gathering intelligence, discovering and eliminating stationary and mobile targets, providing firepower support and guarding important sites.

For the first time, Russia’s armed forces have conducted war games with the participation of new Platform-M combat robots. In the course of the exercises by the Baltic Fleet, which took place in mid-June near Kaliningrad, the robotic combat platforms, armed with grenade launchers and Kalashnikov rifles, saw their first action, executing their military missions alongside their live colleagues. The dry runs coincided with the multinational Saber Strike 2014 and Baltops 2014 exercises being carried out by NATO in the same area. Continue reading