Armata to be remotely controlled in the future

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The newest tanks “Armata”, development and production of “Uralvagonzavod” will be the main tank of Russian Army during XXI century and in the short term will be remote controlled, corporate publication of “Uralvagonzavod” magazine Technowars informed.

A column of Armata tanks, equipped with 125mm cannons, rolled through Moscow’s historic Red Square on May 9 as Russian President Vladimir Putin and a number of foreign heads of state, including Chinese leader Xi Jinping, watched on.

The tank’s main armaments include a 7.62mm remote-control machine gun and a 125mm smoothbore cannon. The tank is operated by a crew of three, which are housed in an armored capsule in the front.

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