Motorized rifle and airborne units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation at the Zapad-2021 exercises for the first time used the Platform-M combat robots. The tests took place at the Pravdinsky and Khmelevka military ranges in the Kaliningrad region.
This was reported by the press service of the Russian Ministry of Defense..
Robotic complexes, whose armament consisted of machine guns and grenade launchers, operated in a simulated urban environment, destroying militants. Besides, they were used, to make passages in the terrain mined by the enemy.
Together with these robots, unmanned aerial vehicles "Orlan" and "Forpost" operated, who conducted observation and helped in the detection of targets for tanks and artillery crews. With their help, it was possible to observe simultaneously several objects., including disguised, undetected.
Beyond the Baltic region, the exercises were held in several regions of the European part of Russia, as well as at five Belarusian polygons. They will last for 16 September. Approximately 200 thousand servicemen of Russia and Belarus.
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