MOSCOW, August 1. / ITAR-TASS /. This year, two separate motorized rifle brigade of the Army of the Russian Federation will recieve more than 210 new and upgraded BTR-82A. This was reported by ITAR-TASS Russian Deputy Defense Minister, Army General Dmitry Bulgakov in occasion of the Day today Rear of the Armed Forces.
"In 2011, plan to get 83 new units and 134 modernized units of BTR-82A models, which will requip two motorized infantry brigades," - he said. "The machine is equipped with 30-mm cannon with stabilizer" - added the official.
He also said that this year troops will recieve about 9000 trucks. "In 2011, the planned supply of cars KAMAZ family - 795 units, Ural - 2000 units. In addition, the chairman of the Russian government decided to purchase more in 2011 and 2,000 units of Urals and 4,000 units of KAMAZ", - said General Bulgakov.