The T-15 «Armata» is one of the most protected infantry fighting vehicle in the world.
The Armata is a new Russian heavy infantry fighting vehicle. Some sources refer it as T-15. Its development commenced in 2011. It was developed as a part of armored vehicle family. This heavy IFV is based on the same platform as the Armata main battle tank. First mock-up or prototype was completed in 2013 and was revealed to Russian military officials.
Trials commenced in 2014. It was first publicly revealed in 2015. It was planned that a first batch of 12 vehicles will be delivered in 2015. It seems that these heavy IFVs were built mainly for parades. However full-scale production could begin soon.