The Russian Army is at the for front of the advancment of modern smll arms and tank development. With there T-90 replacing many of there older tanks. The Russian Army is at a constant state of evolution. The Russian Army has even developed a new Urban Warfare Vehicle, the BMPT, built for the Russian Armies needs for a armored vehicle that can roll down streets obliterating everything.
As the Russian Militaries main assault rifle remains AK-74M, the Ministry of defense states that the AN-94 will be the standard assault rifle, But this remains to be seen. But with the ongoing tests of the AK-12 it seems highly unlickly that the AK-74 will be removed from service.