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    Two-unit tracked transport vehicles and a special vehicle on low pressure tires on the basis of the all-terrain vehicle TREKOL, right, seen as new weapons and military and special equipment are tested in the Arctic.

    Russia Begins Advanced Arctic-Designated Military Equipment Tests

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    According to the Russian defense minister, Russia has begun testing advanced military equipment intended to navigate the difficulties of the Arctic region.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia has begun testing advanced military equipment intended to navigate the difficulties of the Arctic region, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday.

    "Since February 19, Main Automotive-Armored Directorate experts jointly with industry officials have begun to test modern and advanced models of military equipment intended for work in the difficult climatic conditions of the Far North," Shoigu said via conference call.

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