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Russian Uralvagonzavod to supply Azerbaijan with new batch of military equipment

  • by Tatevik Shahunyan

  • Saturday, August 9, 19:20

Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) Concern of Russia will send a new batch of military equipment to Baku on the order of Azerbaijan, the Concern told APA.  

The new batch of the military equipment will include the second batch of TOS-1A Solntsepyok heavy flamethrowers in 6 vehicles.

Besides, the Concern will deliver to Azerbaijan TMM-6 mechanized bridges and the first batch of 3 IMR-3M combat engineer vehicles for the firs time.

"TOS-1A Solntsepyok heavy flamethrowers covers a target densely at 6 seconds of full salvo duration at the maximum range of 6000 m. It allows suppressing enemy active actions for a long time period at considerable areas and 100% destruction of unconcealed enemy personnel at the area of 40000 square meters. Azerbaijan ordered the UVZ Concern 100 T-90S tanks, 100 BMP-3M infantry combat vehicles, 18 2S31 Vena self-propelled guns, 18 MSTA-S self-propelled howitzers, 18 TOS-1A Solntsepyok heavy flamethrowers, TMM-6 mechanized bridges, MTU-90M tank layer bridges in 2011, and IMR-3M combat engineer vehicles this year," APA reports.

It should be noted that the Armenian authorities have repeatedly expressed their concern over the continuing sale of Russian arms to Azerbaijan.

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