T-90S tanks became the best selling 2010s

T-90S tanks became the best selling 2010s
Export volume of Russian main battle tank T-90 in 2001-2010 exceeded a thousand units, the report said «Uralvagonzavod» conducting combat vehicles. According to the company, for a specified period of T-90S tank became the best selling in the world. Naikrupneyshim buyer machines became India. Adopted Russian T-90 did 20 years ago, in October 1992.
 
First contract for the supply of 3 experienced tanks India signed in 1999, and in February 2001, the Indian Ministry of Defense zopoluchilo 310 T-90S. In 2006, India signed an agreement to license the creation of thousands of T-90S tanks, and then entered into an agreement for the delivery of 330 T-90SA. In total, India wants to increase the number of T-90 in service until the 2-thousand units.
 
Besides India in 2011 the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan zopoluchilo certain amount of T-90S; Details of the transaction were not disclosed. Algeria had previously acquired Russian T-90 185, and in autumn 2011 to increment the purchase of 120 of these machines. In addition, 10 cars already received Turkmenistan, and in summer 2011 acquired a further 30 T-90S tanks. Eventually, in 2011, Uganda was transferred 31 tanks T-90S, acquired in 2010.
 
So makarom except licensed assembly of T-90S in India, the volume of exports of such machines was about 870 units, and with the international treaties which are yet to be completed — 1020 units. In service with the Russian Federation are about 620 T-90 tanks of various modifications.
 
T-90 was created in the late 1980s as a deep modernization of the T-72B. Tank is capable of speeds up to 70 miles per hour on the highway and 50 miles per hour over rough terrain. It is equipped with automatic guidance systems, night vision goggles, laser range finder. Basic instrument presented 125mm smoothbore gun.
 
Based on the T-90 «Uralvagonzavod» made armored recovery vehicle Bram engineering machine IMR-3M armored vehicle launched bridge MTU-90 armored vehicle clearance BMR-3M also BMPT car fire support «frame» («Terminator»).

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