The Russian defense industry has launched serial production of the new T-14 Armata tank, as announced by Vladimir Artiakov, deputy general manager of the state corporation Rostec.
Speaking to channel Rossiya 24, the official commented on the new deliveries to the Ministry of Defense and, among the projects, “more powerful and advanced“He mentioned the new T-14 tank, which” everyone is talking about. “
“We are launching its serial production”, confirmed Artiakov.
Sergei Chemezov, head of the Rostec corporation, announced this month that the Russian Army will begin receive deliveries series of this novel tank before the end of 2021.
Another official, Andrei Yelchaninov, vice president of the college of the Defense Industry Commission, He said to Interfax this month that the new arsenal T-14’s will complete state testing next year.
In March this year, the Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, revealed that 20 tanks T-14 Armata will be delivered to Russian Army units before the end of the year.
The T-14 Armata tank is the world’s only post-war third-generation tank. It consists of a unmanned turret It is activated by remote control, while the crew remains protected by an armored capsule. Its weapons include a 125mm smoothbore cannon and a remote control machine gun 7.62 mm.
According to the manufacturer, Uralvagonzavod, the Armata features a large “potential for robotization“, that is to say, that it could be updated until deriving in an unmanned version.
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