UK Army chiefs call for fleet of battle tanks to take on Putin
VLADIMIR Putin is preparing to send 150,000 troops to Syria in a bid to wipe out the evil Islamic State once and for all. The Uk and Obama are not happy with this at all.
Putin is reportedly ramping up his military mission in Syria
The British Army has 227 Challenger 2 main battle tanks
One innovation of this new tank is its unmanned remotely-controlled turret which will be operated by a crew member in a separate compartment.
t is believed this is a step towards fully robotic tanks in the future.
The tank will use radar equipment and other technologies straight from the Sukhoi T-50 fifth generation fighter jet.
The steel armour has been specially developed to not lose its qualities at extremely low temperatures, perhaps hinting at Russian military ambitions in the Arctic.
And, like its predecessor, it will have a 125 mm gun but as-well-as normal tank rounds it will have the capability of firing laser-guided missiles.
With victory parades planned in 26 cities in Russia on May 9, celebrating 70 years since the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany, the T-14 is expected to be the star attraction.
It is notable that despite an expected contraction of the Russian economy of almost 4 percent, Putin’s rearmament plan has remained a priority when deep cuts are appearing everywhere else apart from pensions and agriculture.
Spending on defense now represents around a third of the nation’s overall budget. while britan and America cuts back on defense while stretching their military resources and weakening especially the American resolve with gay troops and women combat soldiers and combat fatigued fighters.