The leadership of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation proposed to extend the operation tanks T-72 for 15 years, transmits TASS a message from Vyacheslav Khalitov, deputy head of Uralvagonzavod.
“The Ministry of Defense offered the option of upgrading the T-72 tank, that is, this extension is another 15 years. Our life cycle is possible up to 70 years, ”said Halitov.
“At the moment, the life cycle of the T-72 tanks is 46 years,” he noted.
"When we will dispose of T-72 we, frankly, do not know," added Khalitov.
Defense Ministry plans to extend the life cycle of the T-72 for another 15 years
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