The South Korean company Hyundai Rotem invited Army Command Peru main battle tanks K2 Black Panther, reports Infodefensa.
The proposal was made, as part of the Ministry of Defense of Peru applets modernization of military equipment of the Army. Whether began negotiations for the supply of new tanks is not yet clear.
Currently, armed with Peru are about 250 tanks T-55 Russian production.
K2 weighing about 55 tons being developed in South Korea since 2006. Serial production of machines is planned for 2014. Information for booking car classified.
Black Panther will be armed with 120-mm smoothbore gun with ammunition 40 rounds, machine gun 12,7 and 7,62 mm.
The tank will be able to reach a speed of 70 km per hour, and the range of its travel on the fuel composition 450 km.
First, in July 2013, it became clear that the company «Uralvagonzavod» proposed Army Command Peru modernization and conversion of T-55 tanks in the armored fire support vehicle, writes Lenta.ru.
Namely, in the tanks can be installed remotely controlled weapon stations, similar to what is installed on the tank support combat vehicle BMPT.