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    Russian Airborne Troops to Receive Kornet-D1 Combat Missile Systems in 2 Years

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    Commander of the forces said that Russian Airborne Forces will be armed with Kornet-D1 combat missile systems in two years.

    ULYANOVSK (Sputnik) The Russian Airborne Forces will be armed with Kornet-D1 combat missile systems in two years, Commander of the forces Col. Gen. Andrey Serdyukov said Friday.

    "Joint state tests will be conducted in the next two years and the new self-propelled anti-tank Kornet-D1 systems will be deployed," Serdyukov said.


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