Between the Ministry of Defence and the CPP "Uralvagonzavod", which comes and Omsk design bureau, an agreement on the implementation of the municipal order to modernize the tank T-72. The site for the passage of the upgrade of military equipment will be located in Omsk.
Issues related to the modernization of the deepest T-72 tank, open a discussion in February of this year, during a meeting Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov and General Director of the company "Uralvagonzavod" Oleg Saenko. The Prime Minister noted that the process of modernization of the deepest T-72 tank bring it to the T-90, which is a more advanced model.
At the request of the General Director of JSC "KBTM" Igor Lobau, this year planned development of a new work, including a complete renovation and modernization of the tank T-72, which is done at the Nizhny Tagil "Uralvagonzavod". Ordering is very responsible and profitable for the company, because will be executed at the highest level.
The company for the first time will be engaged in a major modernization and repair of military vehicles not collected in Omsk. To the extent that military equipment it will be all-encompassing examination. After that will be engaged in spetsy substitute obsolete components and assemblies. In 2012 it is planned modernization 30 cars on these volumes will grow, and in 2014, all work on the deepest tank upgrade will take place on KBTM.