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The Soviet Tank Thread: Transversely Mounted 1000hp Engines

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One of Russian Army Units decided to upgrade T-72Bs frontal turret armor like DPR rebels did.

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I thought i would have to translate it, but Walter saved my time.

http://mil.today/2017/Weapons52/

 

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   In 2016, the Krasnogorsk plant finished tests of the heat-vision sighting system Irbis for modernized tanks T-80U and T-90. The sights will be supplied to the army after 2017 under the already concluded contract, says the manufacturer’s annual reporting. According to the experts of Mil.Today, commissioning of the new sight will for the first time give Russian tankers a homemade thermal vision device based on the mercury-cadmium-telluride (MCT) matrix, which will bridge a gap between the leading NATO countries in this area.

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