The contract to supply the Ministry of defense of Russia fighting machine tank support (BMPT) “Terminator” will be performed at the beginning of next year, and the first shipment will arrive March-April, reports RIA Novosti.
The representative of the company said that this is the first contract with the Russian defense Ministry on “the Terminator”, and up to this point fighting machines have only been exported abroad. The total number of “Terminators”, which will put the Russian military is not disclosed.
It is emphasized that “the contract term” and the first batch will be handed over in March or April 2018.
It is noted that at the moment the equipment is assembled at the plant in Nizhny Tagil and machines “are on the line”.
“Terminator” is equipped with two 30-mm automatic cannon 2A42, two launchers with anti-tank missiles “Attack-T” and the same number of automatic grenade launchers AG-17D. In addition, the armor mounted machine gun 7.62 mm.
The fire control system main armament combat vehicle allows you to locate and identify a barely visible target at long range, day and night and in severe weather conditions.
The fact that the “terminator” three operators give the machine a chance to quickly recognize and strike blows on three different targets in a 360 degree radius.
“The first batch of tanks T-90M, speaking in military terms, will be brought to full strength tank battalion”, – said the representative of “Uralvagonzavod” Agency TASS.
All in all, the state arms program provides for the purchase of modernized tanks for the whole period of its validity in the volume defined by the customer, added the Corporation.
The Ministry of industry and assure that a “Breakthrough” in contrast to basic T-90 – a radically different machine. Its main feature is the tower, which is equipped with the latest weapons systems, and modern fire control system.
New tank gun, 125-mm with a stabilization system in two planes can use all the modern types of ammunition.
Also, the “Breakthrough” has received a new level of protection.
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