In 2017, a number of BTC contracts were executed. For example, a major contract has been completed for the supply of 3BBM17 finished products (125-mm mango tank shots) to India. The delegation of the customer came to Russia, participated in the inspection of products and was completely satisfied with their quality.- declared Lepin
In addition, the production of Mango from Russian components has already been launched in India, "preparations are under way for tests of products assembled by Indian specialists." This year a substantial part of the necessary equipment was supplied.
According to Lepine, India has a desire to continue cooperation on this topic for at least a five-year perspective.
OBPS "Mango" is a feathered armor-piercing piercing projectile to tank guns of caliber 125-mm, developed in the USSR. Work on the “Mango” theme was launched in the 1983 year, the projectile was adopted in the 1986 year. Designed for firing at tanks, self-propelled guns, dock embrasures, armored caps and other armored targets. Used for shooting from X-NUMX-mm smooth-bore tank guns D-125 (81А2, 26А2), tank gun 46А2 (75 С2 "Sprut-SD") and anti-tank gun 25-PCN-SNNUMX "Sprut-SD") and anti-tank gun 2-PCN-SNNUMX "Sprut-SD") and anti-tank gun 45-CNN "Xente SD"