Russia to Equip Next Generation Ratnik Soldier Uniforms With Mukha Drone

© Sputnik / Ramil Sitdikov / Go to the mediabankThe Russian army’s Ratnik uniform kit
The Russian army’s Ratnik uniform kit - Sputnik International
The Russian army’s Ratnik uniform kit could be equipped with drone that has no global analogues, according to deputy head of Izhmash Unmanned Systems arms manufacturer.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian army’s Ratnik uniform kit could be equipped with newly-developed Mukha unmanned armed vehicles (UAV), deputy head of Izhmash Unmanned Systems arms manufacturer said Friday.

"We have developed the Mukha unmanned complex… It is able to fly for 5 kilometers [about 3 miles] over a span of 40-45 minutes. The complex allows a soldier or a small unit to look around in 4-5 kilometers. The drone is carried in a special packing that can be equipped with Ratnik," Evgeny Zaitsev told RIA Novosti.

A soldier demonstrates the Ratnik Soldier Combat Equipment Set during a military exercise at Alabino range, Moscow Region - Sputnik International
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He added that Mukha has no global analogues.

The Ratnik uniform kit includes dozens of components, including firearms, body armor, and optical, communication and navigation devices, as well as life support and power supply systems.

Izhmash Unmanned Systems is a Russian developer and manufacturer of UAVs. The company has developed Takhion UAV as well as a product line of Granat drones for the Russian Armed Forces.

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