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T-72AMT main battle tank Ukroboronprom for Ukrainian army 12908175


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Ukroboronprom has developed new modernized main battle tank T-72AMT for Ukrainian army.

UKKROBORONPROM SE "Kiev Armored Plant" has developed a new modernized version of the Soviet-made T-72 main battle tank called T-72AMT for the Ukrainian armed forces. One of the most important feature is the new armour.
     
UKKROBORONPROM SE "Kiev Armored Plant" has developed a new modernized version of the Soviet-made T-72 called T-72AMT for the Ukrainian armed forces. One of the most important feature is the new armour. New T-72AMT main battle tank designed by the Ukrainian Company Kiev Armored Plant
     
According to the website of Ukroboronprom, the Sate Defense Company, a total of 130 modernized T-72AMT were transferred to the ATO zone (Anti-Terrorist Operation Zone of Donetsk and Luhansk regions).

The T-72AMT is fitted with a new generation of armour called "Knife", which is already used on Bulat and Oplot main battle tanks. The rear of the hull and the turret are fitted with slat armour to increase protection against RPG (Rocket Propelled Grenades) threats.

The T-72AMT is alos equipped with new night vision devices including modern third-generation image intensifiers, available for all crew members. the gunner has now also a night vision sight used to fire anti-tank guided missile able to penetrate 750 mm armor at the distance of 5 km.

The tank is also equipped with new digital radio stations manufactured by the Turkish company Aselsan and Ukrainian "Lybid K2" to enhance communications with infantry troops. It has also modern satellite navigation equipment.

The T-72AMT keeps the original armament of the T-72 MBT which consists of one 125 mm (2A46) smoothbore gun fitted with a light-alloy thermal sleeve and a bore evacuator. A 7.62 mm PKT machine gun is mounted coaxially to the right of the main armament and one 12.7 mm NSV machine gun is mounted on the commander's cupola.
     
UKKROBORONPROM SE "Kiev Armored Plant" has developed a new modernized version of the Soviet-made T-72 called T-72AMT for the Ukrainian armed forces. One of the most important feature is the new armour.
 

 

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