The Ground Forces continue the systematic comprehensive re-equipment of modern weapons and military equipment as part of the implementation of the State Armament Program for 2018-2027.
In order to increase combat capabilities and upgrade the fleet of equipment in 2021, more than 2,500 new basic weapons, military and special equipment will be delivered to the formations and military units of the Ground Forces.
Modern T-72B3M and T-80BVM tanks, BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles and BTR-82A armored personnel carriers are being purchased for tank and motorized rifle units.
This year, for the first time, the delivery of upgraded armored vehicles has begun: T-90M tanks and upgraded BMP-2 combat vehicles with the Berezhok fighting compartment.
The formations and military units of the missile forces and artillery receive modern multiple launch rocket systems of medium caliber "Tornado-G", modernized self-propelled howitzers "Msta-S", self-propelled anti-tank missile systems "Chrysanthemum-S". Reconnaissance artillery units are equipped with radar complexes for reconnaissance of firing positions "Zoo-1M", radar stations "Aistenok", automated sound-thermal and sonometric complexes of artillery reconnaissance.
Anti-aircraft missile systems and complexes S-300V4, "Buk-M3", "Tor-M2" and its modification in the Arctic version "Tor-M2DT", portable anti-aircraft missile systems "Willow", automation complexes "Polyana-D4M1" and "Barnaul-T", radar stations "Niobium-SV" and other weapons are mass-produced and supplied to the troops.
In the current year, the supply of the second-generation Sagittarius-M intelligence, control and communication complexes (KRUS) is planned for the intelligence units, which allows to interface the existing line of technical intelligence equipment and solve the tasks of management, coordinate determination and their transfer to the means of fire destruction.
Also, the Ground Forces are equipped with modern means of communication and automation of the unified tactical management system (ESU TK). Four formations have already been equipped with ESU TK sets, while this year two more sets are being delivered to the Ground Forces units by the end of the year.