Russian Army to receive first T-90M tanks
- June 6, 2019
The Russian Army will get the first batch of modern T-90M ‘Proryv-3’ main battle tanks already this year, according to Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.
Russia’s Defense Minister said: “This year, over 400 new and upgraded armored vehicles are due to arrive for the troops. They include T-72B3M tanks with the domestic sighting and observation system, T-90M ‘Proryv-3’ and T-80BVM tanks and BMP-1AM infantry fighting vehicles.”
“In addition, the factory [Uralvagonzavod] is developing the T-15 newest infantry fighting vehicle based on the Armata platform and featuring the Kinzhal combat module and a 57-millimeter gun. The vehicle’s prototype will be featured at the [Army-2019] international military and technical forum in June.”