Array of infantry weapons at Russia's largest military exhibition 0

Array of infantry weapons at Russia's largest military exhibition 0

Russian defense corporations introduced many advanced infantry weapons, including robots and remote-controlled machine guns, at the Army 2017 exhibition.

The international military-technical exhibition (Army 2017) was organized by Russia from August 22 to 27 at Patriot Park, on the outskirts of Moscow.

The international military-technical exhibition (Army 2017) was organized by Russia from August 22 to 27 at Patriot Park, on the outskirts of Moscow.

Array of infantry weapons at Russia's largest military exhibition

At Army-2017, the Russian Ministry of Defense introduced a series of autonomous robotic platforms, including powerful unmanned infantry fighting vehicles (UGVs) such as Soratnik and Nerehta.

Most Russian UGV models are still in the testing and evaluation phase, but some versions are already in service with the Russian armed forces.

At Army-2017, the Russian Ministry of Defense introduced a series of autonomous robotic platforms, including powerful unmanned infantry fighting vehicles (UGVs) such as Soratnik and Nerehta.

Most Russian UGV models are still in the testing and evaluation phase, but some versions are already in service with the Russian armed forces.

Array of infantry weapons at Russia's largest military exhibition

Many new types of remote-controlled turrets and machine gun emplacements developed by Russia also debuted at this year’s exhibition.

Many new types of remote-controlled turrets and machine gun emplacements developed by Russia also debuted at this year’s exhibition.

Array of infantry weapons at Russia's largest military exhibition

Weapons module for ships, equipped with an electro-optical sensor system, 30 mm automatic cannon and 7.62 mm coaxial machine gun.

Weapons module for ships, equipped with an electro-optical sensor system, 30 mm automatic cannon and 7.62 mm coaxial machine gun.

Array of infantry weapons at Russia's largest military exhibition

Remote controlled machine gun platforms (PPDU) help gunners hide in fortifications or behind obstacles, without having to face direct enemy fire.

Remote controlled machine gun platforms (PPDU) help gunners hide in fortifications or behind obstacles, without having to face direct enemy fire.

Array of infantry weapons at Russia's largest military exhibition

Besides the outdoor display area, the infantry weapons booths are also a special feature of the Army 2017 exhibition.

Besides the outdoor display area, the infantry weapons booths are also a special feature of the Army 2017 exhibition.

Array of infantry weapons at Russia's largest military exhibition

Kalashnikov Group’s booth still attracts the most visitors, with a series of modern versions of the AK assault rifle line.

Kalashnikov Group’s booth still attracts the most visitors, with a series of modern versions of the AK assault rifle line.

Array of infantry weapons at Russia's largest military exhibition

The Army exhibition allows people to access and experience many types of weapons, from infantry rifles to main battle tanks.

The Army exhibition allows people to access and experience many types of weapons, from infantry rifles to main battle tanks.

Array of infantry weapons at Russia's largest military exhibition

The guns displayed at the exhibition all have their fuses removed and safety straps attached to avoid danger and prevent theft.

The guns displayed at the exhibition all have their fuses removed and safety straps attached to avoid danger and prevent theft.

Array of infantry weapons at Russia's largest military exhibition

Many new Russian sniper rifle models are only displayed in glass cases, visitors can only observe and are not allowed to touch the weapons.

Many new Russian sniper rifle models are only displayed in glass cases, visitors can only observe and are not allowed to touch the weapons.

Tu Quynh (Photo: Vuong Thanh, Marina Lystseva)

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