Kolpachenko: imbalance of Black Sea Fleet marine troops armament to be eliminated

Празднование 230-летия Черноморского Флота России

Imbalance in the armament of the Russian Black Sea Fleet Marines will soon be eliminated due to the need to ensure stability in the southern areas, said head of the Russian Navy coastal forces Major-General Alexander Kolpachenko.

He noted that the re-armament of the Marine Corps units and connections with modern models of equipment and weapon systems is gradually increasing. The Russian Black Sea Fleet receives upgraded missile and artillery armament (the 122 SG 2S1M1self-propelled howitzer) and “KamAZ” and “Ural” vehicles.

“I can say that the vehicle park has already been renewed by 70-90%. The Marines receive modern samples of small arms, means of combat equipment, including “Corsar-MP” floating body armor having no analogues in the world. This work will continue,” – Kolpachenko added.

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