The new BMP-3F will be the first to receive the marines of the Pacific Fleet, deliveries to the troops will begin next year. Sources in the defense department told Izvestia about this.
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In each of the two brigades, one battalion will be re-equipped with new military equipment. The first BMP-3F will receive the 40th separate marine brigade in Kamchatka. The acting commander of the 155th brigade located in Primorye, Captain 2nd Rank Igor Tatarchenko, reported that the units of his unit would also receive an BMP-3F.
Experts note that this technique will dramatically increase the firepower and mobility of “black berets” in the Far East.
“Today the Marines are part of the Rapid Reaction Force. Units can board a ship and go anywhere in the world. The presence of heavy weapons will allow them to independently perform any tasks, ”military historian Dmitry Boltenkov told Izvestia.
Previously, such a modification of the machines was supplied only for export. She is in service with the Indonesian Marine Corps. The military of this country especially noted the high power of the combat vehicle’s armament, its low silhouette, which reduces visibility, reliability and unpretentiousness in service.
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