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    Re: Ratnik combat gear

    Post  miketheterrible on Thu Aug 24, 2017 7:06 am

    I'm curious what the optic systems the soldiers are getting with the Ratnik setup. I know there were various ones tested but I am not sure which one will be standard. On top of that, if they are going to go the route of having helmet mounted or some sort of google glass like system but with IR/night vision.

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    Re: Ratnik combat gear

    Post  GarryB on Thu Aug 24, 2017 12:54 pm

    I seem to remember that the standard night vision optic for the Ratnik 1 kit was a II or III gen Image intensification monocular that could be mounted on the helmet (two would make binoculars) or hand held as a monocular, or fitted on the top rail of the new rifle in front of the iron sights or existing rifle scope to add night vision to the rifle.

    Can't remember the designation of the sight but look on old ratnik pages on this sight I remember one of them mentioning the ratnik kit including the name of the night vision goggle.

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    Re: Ratnik combat gear

    Post  PapaDragon on Sun Aug 27, 2017 3:39 pm

    Assault Engineer suit with unpowered exoskeleton (legs)

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    Re: Ratnik combat gear

    Post  George1 on Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:36 pm

    Russia’s ‘soldier of the future’ combat outfit gets nuclear-blast resistant watch

    The watch is equipped with a self-winding mechanism and continues working accurately in adverse climatic and operational conditions

    MOSCOW, October 10. /TASS/. Russia’s Ratnik "soldier of the future" combat gear has got a shockproof watch, which is resistant to electromagnetic impacts and capable of working even after a nuclear blast, Rostec’s press office reported on Tuesday.

    "The watch, which we have included in the Ratnik outfit, retains its properties upon the impact of radiation and electromagnetic impulses, for example, upon a nuclear blast," Chief Designer for the Life Support System of the Soldier Combat Outfit at the Central Scientific Research Institute for Precision Machine Engineering (TsNIITochMash, part of Rostec) Oleg Faustov was quoted by the press office as saying.

    The watch is equipped with a self-winding mechanism and continues working accurately in adverse climatic and operational conditions, and also in daily routines and during combat operations. Besides, the watch can even be used when swimming under water.

    Industrial Director for Rostec’s Armament Cluster Sergey Abramov said that the Ratnik combat gear was continuously upgraded and a modern soldier’s outfit was becoming ever more perfected.

    "The level of technology and the reliability of the elements of servicemen’s outfit is growing. Correspondingly, the level of a soldier’s capabilities on the battlefield is increasing. This new development by Central Scientific Research Institute for Precision Machine Engineering is another step in this direction," he said.


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    Re: Ratnik combat gear

    Post  Cyberspec on Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:54 am

    A bit of PR...

    and another longer video from 2016

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