Second batch of five T-84 Oplot-M Main Battle Tank for Thailand Army ready to be delivered

Defence & Security News - Thailand
 
Second batch of five T-84 Oplot-M Main Battle Tank for Thailand Army ready to be delivered
According photos, five T-84 Oplot-M, developped and manufactured by the Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau, were ready in the beginning of 2015 to be delivered to the Royal Thai Army. In March 2011, Thailand signed a $230 million contract for the delivery of 49 Ukrainian made T-84 Oplot main battle tank (MBT).
     
Second batch of five T-84 Oplot-M Main Battle Tank for Thailand Army ready to be deliveredMBT  T-84 Oplot-M for Royal Thai Army (Photo: Victor Dashkiyeff)
     

Thailand signed a contract with Ukraine great value buy 49 modern battle tank T-84-M Oplot. During the month of 2/2014, 5 the first Oplot-M was delivered to the Royal Thai Army. This number increased mainly for increased crew training Thailand.

The Oplot main battle tank is based on a T-80UD main battle tank, but has a number of advanced features which distinguish it from the T-80UD.

The T-84 Oplot-M (Modernized), or "BM Oplot" is the newest and most sophisticated version of the T-84 is an upgraded version of the "T-84 Oplot" mounting more advanced armor, new electronic countermeasure systems, and others. One visible feature is the new PNK-6 panoramic tank sightThe BM Oplot is a further development of the previous Oplot, which is based on the T-84 main battle tank. The tank has a conventional layout with the driver's compartment at the front, fighting compartment in the middle and engine at the rear, accommodating a crew of three members.
 

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