The Ministry of Defense named the number of tanks planned for delivery to the troops by the end of the year
The Ministry of Defense announced the arrival of modern tanks in the formations and units of the Ground Forces. According to the statement of the military department, by the end of the year the troops will receive about 200 tanks.
According to the report, T-72B3, T-72B3M, T-80BVM and T-90M tanks will be supplied to the Ground Forces under the state defense order. Speaking about the number of armored vehicles, the military department clarified that 90 modernized T-72B3 and T-72B3M tanks, about 80 T-80BVM tanks and a batch of T-90M Proryv tanks are expected to arrive. On the "nineties" the Ministry of Defense does not give exact figures.
It is emphasized that all the equipment has confirmed the inherent characteristics and has proven itself in operation in various climatic zones.
As previously reported, the Ministry of Defense has decided on the supply of tanks to the military districts. Thus, T-80BVMs are being supplied and will mainly be supplied to the Far East and the North, where gas turbine engines have proved their indispensability. The T-90M Proryv will mainly go into service with the troops in the western and southern directions. The upgraded T-72B3 and T-72B3M will be supplied to all districts except the North.
At the same time, nothing has been reported about the supply of the latest tanks on the Armata combat platform, earlier the Ministry of Defense explained that this equipment will go serially to the troops from 2022. The T-14 Armata manufacturer announced preparations for the delivery of an experimental-industrial batch of tanks to the troops, but did not name the number of tanks in the batch.
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