Real Life Details EditThe Armed Forces of the Russian Federation are the military services of Russia, established after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. On 7 May 1992, Boris Yeltsin signed a presidential decree establishing the Russian Ministry of Defence and placing all Soviet Armed Forces troops on the territory of the RSFSR under Russian control. The commander-in-chief of the armed forces is the president of Russia. Although the Russian armed forces were formed in 1992, the Russian military dates its roots back to the times of the Kievan Rus'. After the fall of the previous Russia, Russian armed forces number of men became less but in years later they grew again, the Russian military still fearless. The number of troops is specified by decree of the President of Russia. On 1 January 2008, a number of 2,019,629 units, including military of 1,134,800 units, was set. In 2010 the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) estimated that the Russian Armed Forces numbered about 1,040,000 active troops and in the region of 2,035,000 reserves, (largely ex-conscripts) but a significant military reform is underway which will cut the number of active troops.
According to SIPRI, Russia spent nearly $91bn on arms in 2012. This estimate is an increase of more than US$18 billion on SIPRI's estimate of the Russian military budget for 2011 (US$71.9 billion).
Russia's strength has a giant number of lethal vehicles,equipment and 15000 nukes active, Russia primary weaponry mainly the AK variants used since 1947. Russia's military engineers are always active to make military arsenal as every 2 years a weapon is replaced by and new model or a old model remastered.
In Game DetailsEditThe Russian Armed Forces is BLUFOR faction on some maps, and an OPFOR faction on other maps.
- Small Arms
- Makarov PM Russian pistol used in the Cold War. First held in 1950.
- AK-74M Modernized version of the AK-74 rifle used for the Russian Armed Forces as their last chance in 1980s in the Cold war. Currently used as the standard service rifle.
- AKS-74U Compact-Carbine version of the AK 74. Most Russian Crewmen and pilots trusts the weapon than a AK-74 in close quarters combat MIA.
- SVD Designated marksman weapon of the Russian Army, despite it's appearance it has little in common with the AK rifles.
- SV-98 Bolt action Soviet sniper rifle used by the modern Russian army in 2009.
- Norinco 982 CQB shotgun commonly use by the Chinese military. (Note: In real life, the army doesn't uses shotguns.)
- PKP Russian powerhouse GPMG used by multiples of militias and private army's today. also in the hands of the Russians in the 2001s.
- RPK-74M The LMG version of the AK-74M.
- Grenades and Launchers
- RDG-2 Smoke Smoke grenade.
- M83 Smoke Sm
- AN/M14 Incendiary
- F-1 Fragmentation Russian Frag Grenade used at the prologue of the Cold War.
- GP-25 Grenade Launcher Russian classic grenade launcher.
- Man Portable Anti-Vehicle Weapons
- HJ-8 Red Arrow
- SA-18 Emplacement
- DShK HMG
- TM-62 Anti-Tank Mine
- MON-50 Anti-Personnel Mine
- Ground Vehicles
- Mi-28 Havoc
- Mi-24P Hind-F Russian hip Heli used by private armies today. Used by Russia in 1967.
- Mi-17 Hip Hip chopper has its own character compared to the Black hawk, more seats, gunner seats and more tech.
- MiG-29 Fulcrum Russian military jet,load of heat seeking misses equipped with LMG connected to the jet.
- Su-25 Russian super jet.
- Su-34 Fullback Russian jet caput bomber stranded jet design.
- MiG 21 Fishbed Latest Russian airforces jet. Missile stick to hit with missiles easily.
- Beirut (Russian army vs IDF)
- Black Gold (PLA (China)vs Russian army)
- Dovre (Germany vs Russian army)
- Dovre [Winter] (Russian army vs Germany)
- Iron Ridge (Russian army vs Chechen Militia)
- Kozelsk (Russian army vs Chechen Militia)
- Palovsk Bay (USMC vs Russian army)
- Silent Eagle (Germany vs Russian army)
- Yamalia (Canadian military vs Russian army)
- Vadso city (British Armed Forces vs Russian army)
- Iron Ridge (Russian army vs Militia)
- Assault on Grozny (Russian army vs Chechen Militia)
- Denotes Possible Changes for PR 1.0