The Department of Defense continues to re-equip the Marine Corps units with modern military equipment. According to the press service of the Southern Military District, a large batch of new armored personnel carriers BTR-82A entered service with the marines of the Black Sea fleet.
According to the report, a separate battalion of the Black Sea Fleet marines, stationed in the Krasnodar Territory, has received 40 new armored personnel carriers BTR-82A. We are talking about the 382nd separate battalion of the marines from the 810 separate brigade of the marines of the Black Sea Fleet, stationed on the Azov coast in the city of Temryuk.
It is noted that the delivery took place within the framework of the state defense order under the program of rearmament of marine units with new equipment.
The armored personnel carriers were delivered to the railway station. the station by rail directly from the manufacturer, after which the equipment was moved to the battalion's vehicle fleet. The battalion's engineering forces are currently preparing the armored personnel carriers for operation.
Last week, the Ministry of Defense announced the arrival of the first batch of BMP-3 in the amount of 40 infantry fighting vehicles for service with the marines of the Pacific Fleet. The new BMP-3 replaced the BMP-2 in service.