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Problematic Uran-9 Combat Unmanned Ground Vehicle Enters Service

January 29 2019


A new combat unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) has entered Russian military service despite its poor performance during trials in Syria, reports the Tass news agency (Russia).

The Uran-9 UGV has been accepted and production of the first series lot is nearing completion, Vladimir Dmitriev, the head of Kalashnikov, the manufacturer, told local media last week.

In 2018, the Uran-9 underwent combat testing in Syria, which revealed serious issues with the vehicle, noted Defence Blog.


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