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This video shows Russian-made weapon sights which allow soldiers to navigate through darkness or smoke on the battlefield.

The new thermal sight is just one of many features destined to become part of the high-tech "Ratnik" soldier system. 

The gear, dubbed Ratnik, comprises of 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.

The Russian Defense Ministry has started purchasing domestically designed "future soldier" gear.

The equipment can be used by regular infantry, rocket launcher operators, machine gunners, drivers and scouts.
 


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