Thursday, February 22, 2024

Thailand Mulls Deals to Buy Russian T-90 Tanks

Thailand  is interested in buying T-90MS or T-90S main battle tanks from Russia.

Thai delegation visited the Uralvagonzavod, and seems to do an assessment of the type of T-90 MBT, because the latest T-14 MBT Armata not be exported in the near future.

By visiting Uralvagonzavod, the Army has information as a guide in determining which one will be selected MBT after the supply of Ukrainian Oplot MBT stalled.

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As is known, Oplot tank originally projected to strengthen two cavalry battalion to replace the aging M48A5 tank.

The T-90 is a Russian third-generation main battle tank that is essentially a modernisation of the T-72B, incorporating many features of the T-80U (it was originally to be called the T-72BU, later renamed to T-90).

T-90MS – New modernised (M) version of the export tank T-90S, with a 1130HP engine, a PNM Sosna-U gunner view, a 7.62 mm turret UDP T05BV-1 RWS, GLONASS, inertial navigation systems and new explosive reactive armour (ERA). A new removable turret bustle is included, which provides storage for eight additional rounds. T-90MS is ready for serial production

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