Russian Defense Ministry Purchases 100 Armata Tanks

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April, 20th, 2016

Translated for Fort Russ by Soviet Bear

The Russian
Defense Ministry has signed a contract with the “Uralvagonzavod” company
to supply 100 T-14 “Armata” tanks.

have a contract for 100 tanks”, — said the Deputy Minister of defense of
Russia Yuri Borisov.

also noted that the Ministry of Defense of Russia is pleased with the new tank,
but is not going “to boost its purchases”.

have good modernization potential for the T-72”, — he added.

The prospective
T-14 “Armata” tank is a Russian main battle tank, and was first presented
at the Victory Day Parade in Moscow in 2015.

The tank
has an armoured capsule for the crew and an active protection system capable of
intercepting any anti-tank missiles.

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