From the interview
In Russia, create a new combat module for promising armored vehicles
MOSCOW, May 7 - RIA News. The forum "Army 2020" will present a sample of the new combat modules for armored vehicles, capable of destroying infantry, armored vehicles and low-flying targets potential enemy, said in an interview with RIA Novosti CEO of " Military-Industrial Company " Alexander Krasovitsky .
According to him, in the framework of the ROC "Boomerang", specialists are creating two remotely controlled modules: with machine gun and machine gun and cannon weapons. In addition, the enterprise "VPK" is engaged in the development of another remotely controlled combat module for machines in production, and promising samples.
“The main difference of our module is its high combat properties at an affordable price, it will be two to three times cheaper than similar products of our colleagues, not to mention foreign analogues. We want to get away from the practice when some developers offer combat modules, the price of which makes up three-quarters of the cost of the entire machine, "the source said.
The weapons complex consists, in particular, of a 30-mm automatic cannon with two-tape power, a 7.62-mm machine gun paired with it, a 30-mm automatic grenade launcher and two launchers of anti-tank guided missiles.
In addition, the new module will be equipped with a modern sighting and observation system with a thermal imaging channel, a laser rangefinder, independent stabilization of the line of sight in two planes and an automated fire control system. It can be installed on various wheeled and tracked armored vehicles, as well as light ships.