Prices for armored vehicles on the platform “Armata” will be reduced by simplifying the system and non-malovostrebovannyh parameters.
According to the deputy chairman of the board of the Military-Industrial Commission under the President Oleg Bochkarev, “the price is very important. We may give up some “bells and whistles”. Also, we will go the way of simplifying of some systems. The characteristics that we have provided – a very expensive solution. simplify some things we do not lose the properties of the machine, but will save a lot in price, “- RIA Novosti reported.
As a rule, the new technique is expensive, does not go in the series – and this is caused by the high cost of the proposed machines. Experimental Branch operation tanks “Armata” will begin in early 2016.