Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) is delivering new body armour and combat helmets to the national Armed Forces at an increasing pace, according to a source within Russian defense industry. The Russian Armed Forces are receiving new 6B43 and 6B45 multipurpose body armour suits and 6B47 combat helmets. The refitting of Russian soldiers with new individual protection assets will have been finished by 2020.
|Russian soldier with new new body armour and combat helmet. (Photo copyright Vitaly Kuzmin)|