“It will be applied in the current version. New robots come to the Armed Forces; they perform the tasks of reconnaissance, demining, fire fighting. In the future, in addition to these, the tasks of shock and assault will also be solved, ” Interfax Pomazuev words.
He noted that "Nerekhta" and some other combat robots had a good time to show themselves at the tests at the Alabino training ground, during which it became clear that in a number of indicators the robots surpass the inhabited land vehicles in service with the army.
Three modules have been developed for the platform: combat, transport, and artillery reconnaissance. The combat module in various versions is equipped with a 12,7 mm Kord or 7,62 mm machine gun tank machine gun "Kalashnikov" can also be additionally equipped with an automatic grenade launcher AG-30M.
Recall that earlier the Ministry of Defense planned to conduct comparative tests of combat robots "Nerekhta", "Companion" and "Uran-9", the results of which will be decided to adopt them.