According to the Commander of the Airborne Forces, to solve problems far fire damage if airborne troops will carry out the tasks as part of ground forces, the troops will be given a means of strengthening.
MOSCOW, May 30 - RIA Novosti. The new gun "Zauralets" developed in the interests of the Russian airborne troops, soon to be available 120-mm cannon of increased power, 50% completed the work on the creation of 152-mm self-propelled guns, he said Saturday in an interview with radio station "Russian news service, " the commander of the Airborne Troops (VDV), Russian Colonel-General Vladimir Shamanov.
"Here we have my firm conviction, we hold experience in the framework of instruments "Zauralets ", we output a 120-mm cannon of increased power, we passed the 50% threshold of 152-mm self-propelled guns. That will be enough, as and distance, and the power we have significantly prevzoydёm current counterparts, "- said Shamanov.
He pointed out that "solving long-range destruction" if Airborne "will perform tasks as part of ground forces," the troops will be given a means of strengthening.
"If we solve the problem in desantiruemye embodiment, the means are provided fire gain at the expense of the army and tactical aviation," - said Shamanov.