The Russian army has passed into service a new generation of 30-mm ammunition for automatic guns. A peculiar design feature of the new ammo is the use of master devices made of plastic. The plastic devices increase the combat efficiency of the guns.
Also read: Russia tests stratospheric missile to destroy fleets
Deck-based air defense systems will receive cartridges with high-explosive, incendiary and fragmentation-tracer shells. Aircraft guns will receive cartridges with high-explosive, incendiary, multi element, armor-piercing tracer shells, the press service of Tehmash, the manufacturer of the new ammunition said.
The Russian army has also adopted new cartridges for anti-aircraft missile and artillery complex Palash.
Earlier, it was reported that the tests of new ammunitions for 30-millimeter guns were supposed to be finished before the end of 2015. General Designer of NPO Pribor, a part of Tehmash Concern, Oleg Chizhevsky, said that the new ammunitions were expected to dramatically improve the survivability of guns.
Read article on the Russian version of Pravda.Ru
Americans have reproached Russian President Vladimir Putin for deliberately picking a pretty translator for his meeting with then-President of the United States Donald Trump