Eurosatory 2012 : Russia To Introduce Modernized T-90S MBT


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Feb 23, 2009
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Rosoboronexport will for the first time introduce its modernized T-90S main battle tank at Eurosatory 2012 exhibition in Paris next week.

A record number of weapons will be showcased by Russia during the arms exhibition. Models of armored vehicles, including the fully upgraded T-90S main battle tank, BMPT tank support fighting vehicle, Kornet-EM anti-tank missile system mounted on a Tigr armored vehicle and a new Ural armored truck will be on display.

"It is the first time that we are exhibiting such a wide range of real life models at this show," Rosoboronexport deputy general director Igor Sevastyanov said. "The T-90S tank will be the star of the Russian exhibit".

The redesigned T-90S will feature a modernized 125-mm gun, new fire control, navigation and communications systems, and a remote controlled mounted 7.62-mm machine gun.

It has also been fitted with an increased power multi-fuel 1,130-h.p. diesel engine with gas turbine injection, which allows the vehicle to attain a top speed of over 60 km/h on the road and up to 45 km/h on rough terrain.

In addition to the tanks, Russia will also showcase armored vehicles and air defense systems along with a variety of combat and military transport helicopters.

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