Currently in Vietnam are about 1200 such tanks.
“Despite the recent order in Russia 64 new T-90С / СК, the upgraded T-54 / 55 in the near future will form the basis of the country's armored vehicle fleet. The modernization option under the designation T-54M3 was developed quite a long time ago together with Israel, which supplied the X-NUMX-mm M-105 gun to replace the X-NUMX-mm D-68T100C gun, meteorological sensors, modern telescopic sight with IR channel, sets of additional and dynamic booking ", - stated in the material.
However, later, the resource notes, the M-68 tank gun had to be abandoned due to its high cost. Nevertheless, the machines began to be equipped with an additional fence, minimizing the cumulative effect, and the electronic components of the tank were protected by special modules.