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The Russian military will receive new RHM-9 chemical reconnaissance vehicles in 2022

The RHM-9 chemical reconnaissance vehicles will go into service with the Radiation, Chemical and Biological Protection Forces (RCBZ) in 2022. This was announced in Ministry of Defense of Russiatransmits TASS.

“Residents and guests Kostroma could see samples of modern and advanced weapons and military equipment of the RHBZ troops of the RF Armed Forces, including the latest RHM-9 chemical reconnaissance vehicle. This sample based on the Typhoon-K vehicle is currently the most advanced in its class and will enter service with the troops this year, ”the defense department said in connection with the 90th anniversary of the formation of the Military Academy of Radiation, Chemical and Biological defense of the name of Marshal S.K. Timoshenko.

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RHM-9 was built on the basis of the KamAZ-63969 Typhoon-K armored car. The machine provides protection against 12.7 mm bullets. РХМ-9 is intended for conducting radiation, chemical and biological reconnaissance on the battlefield.

Previously became knownthat Russia began mass production of the uninhabited combat module “Spoke”. The armament complex is designed for installation on Shot armored vehicles.

In November 2021, the head of the RKhBZ troops, Lieutenant General Igor Kirillov reportedthat the new Russian flamethrowers will be able to place on drones.

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