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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2016
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: Ratnik-2 and Strelets
Origin: Russia
Corporations: KRET and TsNIITochMash*   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: Ratnik
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2016
Total Production: ?
Family Members: Ratnik-3
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Description: The Russian Army's Ratnik, formerly Strelets, is a platform concept to enhance the infantryman combat skills using state-of-the-art technologies such as advanced sensors and lightweight armor. The system was first tested in 2008 in the Strelets configuration. The new Ratnik set started testing in the fall of 2013 and is expected to complete by October 2014. Ratnik comprises about 50 components, including firearms, body armor and optical, communication and navigation devices, as well as life support and power supply systems. The equipment can be used by regular infantry, paratroopers, rocket launcher operators, machine gunners, drivers and scouts. The Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) expects to procure up to 50,000 sets per year starting in 2015.

Ratnik Specifications

Max Weight: 20 kilogram (44 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Ratnik News

There are 13 news between
5 Aug 2014 and 27 Mar 2018
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018Ratnik to Get Invisible Infrared Cloak
Thursday, March 8, 2018Russian Army Ratnik to Feature Outstanding Body Armor
Friday, December 15, 2017Russian Ministry of Defense Considering AK-12 and AEK-971 Assault Rifles for Ratnik Gear
Saturday, June 3, 2017Russia Outlines Ratnik Capabilities Proven in Combat in Syria
Thursday, May 25, 2017Russian Army Ratnik Tested Successfully During Military Operations in Syria
Friday, April 28, 2017Russia to Modernize D-10 Parachute for Ratnik Uniform Kit in 2018
Monday, February 6, 2017Russian Ratnik-3 to Become a Breakthrough Land Warrior System
Saturday, January 9, 2016Russia Developing Third Generation Ratnik Combat Gear
Wednesday, October 21, 2015Russia to Equip Next Generation Ratnik Soldier Uniforms with Mukha Drone
Wednesday, June 17, 2015Ratnik to Transmit Soldier's Data in Real Time

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