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Alexander Lukashenko gets acquainted with Belarus' latest military equipment

Modern weapons and personnel training. After visiting the 120th separate mechanized brigade of the North-Western Operational Command of the Armed Forces Alexander Lukashenko went to the test site, where he was shown the newest weapons and military equipment.

Some 80 hectares of space allow throwing grenades, train sniper precision in almost all conditions, day and night.

This jeep is a combined mobile station. This is another upgraded novelty - an anti-aircraft gun, capable of firing at air and ground targets. Now it rotates 360 degrees. Its main features is portability, simplicity and at the same time high efficiency. In some ways, this is the collective image of the whole Belarusian army.

Andrei Ravkov, Defense Minister of the Republic of Belarus:
For special operations forces we have such vehicles. The 103rd brigade is already using them.

Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus President:
We need such things. As you can see they are used everywhere.

Andrei Ravkov, Defense Minister of the Republic of Belarus:
Current conflicts show their necessity.

Such a lattice will save the life of the crew if an enemy fires a grenade launcher. Belarusian military and researchers developed a special armour. It dampens the power of a grenade launcher. Moreover, it is cheap enough to manufacture and can be easily removed if necessary. There are options for tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers.

Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus President:
Here it is. This is my first weapon. I was a grenadier during the military service. And then I was given a rifle.

There was even a shooting knife at the improvised exhibition. Here are the legendary TT pistols, Walther and Mauser. The latter is hard to keep in your hands since the recoil is strong.

The President asked one of his security officers to show his skills in shooting at targets, and then offered the journalists to try to hit a target. However, there were no volunteers. The weapons special forces soldiers have allows piercing body armor from a distance of several hundred meters.

Alexander Avaden, senior officer of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Belarus:
Previously, a night sight, which we had in the Soviet Union, was large in size and weight, and because of it one could use it at night only. New Belarusian sights are small in size and allow firing both day and night.

Alexander Lukashenko gets acquainted with Belarus' latest military equipment