Russia to Develop Heavy Mine-Clearing Robot

The newest heavy robotic demining complex is being developed in the interests of the Russian Armed Forces, RIA News reports with reference to the Russian Ministry of Defence. 

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The chief of the engineering troops, Lieutenant General Alexander Stavitsky, informed that at present, in addition to the Uran-6, which is already being supplied to the troops, development work is underway to create heavy mine-clearing robots. It is noted that the new complexes will be designed to clear the area from significantly more powerful anti-tank mines.

According to the Russian Ministry of Defence, the release of the first prototypes of the new product is expected in 2022. It is also specified that robots of the “Uran” line are being supplied to the Russian army today, in particular, the Uran-6 demining robot, the Uran-14 robotic fire-extinguishing system, and the Uran-9 strike robot.

Ru-Main, 09.04.2021 

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