TEHRAN (defapress) - Russia’s Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) Corporation will build a facility to assemble T-90S/SK tanks under license in Egypt, the company said in its 2016 report, published on Tuesday.
News ID: 65263
Publish Date: 05July 2017 - 12:30
The report identifies among the company’s top priorities
"works on territories of foreign states to create facilities for complex
maintenance and repair of previously supplied equipment, including
implementation of projects to create joint ventures with foreign
One of the provisions mentions "works on a project to
create an enterprise to assemble T-90S/SK tanks under a license with Contractor
818," a number assigned to Egypt under the Russian state standards, TASS
news agency reported.
UVZ also plans to set up a post-sale maintenance and repair
facilities for its T-90MS/MSK tanks in Kuwait and T-90S/SK tanks in Algeria.
The company will also continue works to modernize its
defense products, previously supplied to Armenia and Belarus. It also plans to
further promote its products on the African market, including maintenance and
upgrade of its military equipment in Angola and Ethiopia.
This year, UVZ also plans to modernize 1,000 of India’s T-72
tanks by equipping them with the V-92S2 four-stroke, V-type, 12-cylinder diesel
engine with gas turbine supercharging, liquid cooling and a power of 1,000 hp.
T-90S is an export variant of the Russian-made T-90
third-generation main battle tank. It features powerful weaponry, modern fire
control system, combined steel and composite armor and high maneuverability. It
is capable of fighting in all weather, round the clock and in any climate.
The T-90SK main battle tank is designed to provide unit
control and communication with command posts and to act in unit formations.