T-90 is conquering new markets in the East

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    The t-90 entered the top five best tanks in the world according to the magazine The National Interest. In fact, the latest export version of the T-90MS (domestic counterpart — the T-90AM) is not equal to the ratio of combat effectiveness, highest quality and reasonable price.As you know, Russia and Iraq have already signed a contract to supply a large batch of T-90 tanks. At the first stage it is planned to send to Baghdad 73 tank. Iraqis are familiar with Russian weapons, and the choice of the T-90MS is not accidental.

    By analogy with previous similar contracts expensive transaction in the amount of one billion dollars justified by the existing military threats.According to representatives of Uralvagonzavod T-90 is the most modern Russian tank. He is the embodiment of a high maneuverability, firepower and relatively small size and weight.In the middle East appreciate the efficiency and practicality of Russian arms, and the T-90 is the best tank on the international market. Ural armor relatively peacefully defeats the competitors in many countries.Except for Iraq, the big contracts in the middle East for supply of new tanks T-90MS, about which the press reported in early 2015, may be concluded with Kuwait. It should be published in the Corporation "Uralvagonzavod" official report for the year 2016.Among the promising directions of military-technical cooperation stated "the completion of pre-contract work with the customer "414" for the supply of 146 T-90MS/GMT".

    According to all-Russian classifier of countries of the world (OKSM), "414" is Kuwait.To the latest export version of the T-90MS is also eyeing Saudi Arabia. Earlier, Russia delivered more than 120 tanks T-90S to Algeria.In February of this year, Minister of industry and trade of Russia Denis Manturov at the international exhibition of arms and military equipment IDEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi announced several promising contracts for the supply of tanks T-90MS in the middle East. "In December, has signed a major contract with one of the countries of the Middle East. It is expected soon to sign another contract for this product", — TASS quoted the Minister.While Denis Manturov did not specify what country it is, but at the same time, about the interest of Pakistan to the purchases of Russian T-90 and air defense systems reported "Interfax" citing a senior military source in Islamabad.The source said that the s-400 system are not included in the plans of the Pakistani military because of the high cost.

    Also Pakistan does not plan to purchase su-35, but in Islamabad intend to look at the T-90 and the availability of funds in the budget to expand inmate in 2015, the contract for the purchase of helicopters Mi-35M.As representatives of the Corporation "Uralvagonzavod", the prospects of T-90 on the Pakistani market do exist, and in the near future.In September, a representative delegation of the General staff of Pakistan led by General Burki visited "Uralvagonzavod", where throughout this period, the Pakistani delegation was held to demonstrate and test the T-90MS. The Pakistani crews were able to exploit the technique in the field.The results stay on the "Uralvagonzavod" and conducted tests of the T-90MS, the Pakistani delegation was satisfied, and the General Burki confirmed the interest and willingness of Pakistan to initiate negotiations on the purchase of 100 Russian tanks.In turn, the Russian side reaffirmed its readiness, in case of signing of the contract, promptly to deliver to Islamabad ready 85 tanks T-90MS, from which, according to preliminary information, representatives of "Uralvagonzavod" is going to abandon India.According to sources, Delhi is going to take such an emotional decision, because in August, the two T-90 tanks "Bhishma" Assembly of the Indian and almost immediately fizzled out "Tank biathlon" due to technical problems.At the same time, as representatives of "Uralvagonzavod", the technical problems in these tanks occurred especially on the Indian wine was the violation of technological processes during Assembly, further operation and maintenance.
     
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