Russia orders inflatable copies of planes, tanks and missiles to fool enemies

The Russian Defence Ministry has ordered elaborate inflatable copies of its most ubiquitous planes, tanks and missiles at a cost of almost £2,000 per model to fool its enemies in future conflicts.

The purchase has drawn sharp criticism from military analysts, who say the Kremlin should be spending its oil wealth on buying real military hardware rather than rubber copies.

“Inflatable military hardware is most effective in conflict situations when there is a need to confuse the enemy,” the daily Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper argued on Tuesday.

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