0_8037a_5c2a5101_XXXLAs confirmed from the russain Defense Ministry, Russia will gear up their soldier 2014 with the “future soldier” loadout called Ratnik.

The Russian Defense Ministry will start mass purchases of domestically designed “future soldier” gear in 2014, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said.

The gear, dubbed Ratnik, comprises more than 40 components, including firearms, body armor and optical, communication and navigation devices, as well as life support and power supply systems, and even knee and elbow pads.

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