Putin toured assembly shops for heavy vehicles and light armored vehicles, as well as a machining shop.
The president was especially interested in the improved fighting compartment of the BMP-2. The President specially climbed the steps of the grandstand to inspect one of the cars.
“You finished already?” the president asked the workers. They answered affirmatively.
The president was accompanied by the governor of the Tula region, Alexei Dyumin, and the general director of Shcheglovsky Val, Alexei Visloguzov, spoke about the military equipment.
The president was also shown samples of guided projectiles, mines and missiles for various types of weapons, in particular Kornet-EM.
After visiting the company, Putin met with the heads of defense industry enterprises, where he set the task of providing the troops with all the necessary weapons in a short time.