MOSCOW, January 8 (Itar-Tass) —— The Russian Armed Forces will put into service modernized heavy flamethrowers TOS-1A. These flamethrowers and simulators for the training of their fire crews will be delivered to the troops of radiation, chemical and biological security under the state defence contract, spokesman of the Russian Ground Troops Lieut. Col. Sergei Vlasov told Itar-Tass on Sunday.
“Airborne radiation reconnaissance systems and ground measurement systems, automatic registering and control systems for radioactive substances and waste, filters-absorbers and chemical agent test tubes will be also supplied. This warfare will be delivered to some radiation chemical security brigades, which were formed in the previous year,” he noted.
Meanwhile, over 20 chemical reconnaissance vehicles are planned to modernize.