Uralvagonzavod will present its latest Tank Support Fighting Vehicle BMPT-72 at the Russia Arms EXPO 2013 on September 25, 2013.
BMPT-72 is a breakthrough modernization of the world-famous Uralvagonzavod T-72 tank. When designing BMPT-72, engineers relied on experience of creation and exploitation of BMPT, also known as Terminator for its gun power.
Just as its basic model, Terminator-2 is a multipurpose tank and infantry fire support vehicle that can operate in any combat mode, complicated geographic area, light conditions and against any enemy. Still, it has some new features: upgraded fire-control system and turret weapon station protection. The breakthrough vehicle is built on the platform of the most widely manufactured and used T-72 tank.
Given that, the key advantage that BMPT-72 gives to all the counties that operate T-72 tanks is that they can promptly and at minimum cost upgrade their armies to ultra-modern level, enhance its capacity, mobility, protection and armament without purchasing new high cost machines.
Terminator-2 is to premiere in a multimedia lightshow at a 900 m2 presentation centre built especially for that purpose. Foreign visitors and official delegation are expected to attend the presentation.
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A T-72 tank, modernized to NATO standards was displayed at the recent MSPO-2017 exhibition to demonstrate capabilities of the tank, christened PT-17, to the Ministry of Defense of Poland. In April 2017, Ukroboronprom and the Zaklady Mechaniczne “Bumar – Labedy” S
Russia is likely to spend $37 million to modernize its 150 T-72 main battle tanks (MBT) and make it comparable with the advanced T-90. Russia plans to invest up to 17 million rubles on each tank to replace machine tools, engines, new sighting systems and protection against armor-piercing shells and cumulative
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UVZ Corporation presented 8 new products in its extensive line of special equipment at the Russia Arms Expo 2013. The centrepiece of the new products is Tank Support Fighting Vehicle BMPT-72 also known as Terminator-2 - a breakthrough modernization of the T-72 tank
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