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    The robot is equipped with modern shooting and grenade launching systems and can conduct aimed fire at ranges of up to 400 meters.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia's Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) have tested a new guarding robot for launch silos, which is capable of conducting aimed fire at distances of up to 400 meters, the Russian Defense Ministry reported Thursday.

    "A state-of-the-art robotized guarding system for SMF stationary facilities has passed military tests in the Kozelsk Missile Formation [Kaluga Region south of Moscow]," the report said.

    "The system if equipped with modern shooting and grenade launching systems. It is capable of conducting aimed fire in a circular sector… at ranges of up to 400 meters," it said.


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