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    Russia will unveil an export version of the cutting-edge Ratnik combat gear at the IDEX-2015 exhibition in Abu Dhabi on February 22.

    "We brought more than 730 items of military equipment, including the export version of the Russian soldiers' combat gear. Our regional partners are highly interested in them. This will be a world premiere," Sergey Chemezov, CEO of Rostec Corporation, told RIA Novosti.

    The Ratnik gear can be tailored to the needs of any client, including foreign customers, according to Rostec.

    The gear, dubbed Ratnik, comprises more than 60 components, including firearms, body armor, communication and navigation devices, as well as life support. The equipment can be used by regular infantry, rocket launcher operators, machine gunners, drivers and scouts.

    In November it was reported that Russian army would receive next gen Ratnik war gear by the end of 2015.

     

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