• 11 weapons used by Russia's elite Spetsnaz operators

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Russian Defense Ministry recently announced that its elite Spetsnaz forces would receive "several dozen" new 2B25 "silent" 82mm mortar systems .
    The 2B25's noise level reportedly "does not exceed that of a Kalashnikov AKMB assault rifle fitted with the PBS-1 silencer," while the system itself "produces almost no muzzle flash or smoke."
    Spetsnaz special operators have a long history going back to the Red Bolshevik Guard, but little is known about them because of the unit's secretive nature.
    The Spetsnaz are organized differently than US special operations forces in that they have units...
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