October 31 2013 of the year began the technical acceptance of the first batch of MBT Oplot in the number of 5 machines manufactured at the SE “Plant them. VAMalysheva "for the Royal Thai Army.
At the training ground in the city of Chuguev, "Holds" undergo fire and sea trials. Tanks experience in real conditions, in particular, during night firing.
After completion of the test, an act of technical acceptance will be signed and the “Oplots” will be sent to the foreign customer.
Recall that in September 2011, the contract entered into between the Ukrspetsexport Group and the Royal Thai Army Operational Directorate to supply 49 units of the Oplot main battle tank to Thailand entered into force. The total value of the contract substantially exceeds $ 200 million. Fulfillment of the said contract by the State Enterprise “Zavod im. V.A. Malysheva ”started in April 2012.