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DUBAI, November 15th. / TASS /.

   Russia is implementing a contract for the supply of T-90S tanks to Iraq. This was announced at the Dubai Airshow 2017 exhibition by TASS in the press service of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSVTS).
   "The contract is implemented in accordance with the schedule approved by the parties," the press service said.
   Earlier in the report "Uralvagonzavod" for 2016 it was reported that the corporation in 2017 intends to deal with the implementation of two contracts for the supply of tanks T-90S/SK. The first (for 64 tanks) is concluded with the foreign customer "704". The second is concluded with the foreign customer "368", according to which the first lot will be 73 units.
   According to the All-Russian classifier of the countries of the world "704" - this is Vietnam, "368" is Iraq.


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Object 787 Gaduka





Not very good "restoration" - looks like they just painted it and did some polish and thats all. Some ERA blocks are still missing (visible on the photo).

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Soviet study of weekened zones of tanks...



and research of a new combined armor (later used in T-80U and T-80UD protection)






 60% effectivness on CE vs steel with a same LOS

(on serial models it was increased)



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A few more images of 10 KamAZ-53949 Patrul' armoured vehicles in #Rosgvardiya livery, snapped during the handover ceremony held at the KamAZ plant in Naberezhnye Chelny yesterday (23.11.17).










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   As reported to Izvestia by the Defense Ministry, in winter 2018 tests will begin for light-duty all-terrain vehicles "Krechet", intended for Arctic brigades and other units operating beyond the Arctic Circle. After the completion of the tests and the necessary modifications, the machine will be recommended for acceptance into service.


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