“It is expected that after modernization tank units will reach a qualitatively new level, ”the publication notes.
The tank improvement program last year was proposed by the 140 Repair Works.
“This program provides, firstly, a fundamental change in the fire control system (LMS),” writes the Belarusian resource. - On modernized “Vityazi”, modern OMS were installed with the multichannel gunner’s sight “Sosna-U”, automatic target tracking, aiming and observation complex of the commander PNK-4С-01. These changes allow the gunner to search for and hit targets from a cannon and a coaxial machine gun in the “Double” mode at any time of the day, in any weather. ”
In addition, "the tanks are equipped with a closed anti-aircraft machine gun, which allows you to hit air and ground targets at a distance of 1600 meters," - said the publication.
Increased machine vitality. This was achieved "through the use of active protection systems" Barrier "and dynamic protection" Knife "".
Also “Vityazi” will be equipped with digital communication (P-181-50ВУ “Rhapsody”) and navigation (GLONASS / GPS).
True, Belarusian experts are confused by one circumstance. “The fact is that the protection systems“ Barrier ”and“ Knife ”are of Ukrainian production. Therefore, if we take into account the difficult relations between Russia and Ukraine and the fact that Minsk is Moscow’s closest ally, a situation may arise when supplies of spare parts and components for these systems from Ukraine will cease, ”says the opinion of one of the political scientists.